Golden Age of Cinema Hollywood, 1929-1945
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Description: This comprehensive book illuminates the most fertile and exciting period in American film, a time when the studio system was at its peak and movies played a critical role in elevating the spirits of the public. Richard B. Jewell offers a highly readable yet deeply informed account of the economics, technology, censorship, style, genres, stars and history of Hollywood during its "classical" era.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $45.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/19/2007
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Richard B. Jewellis Professor of Critical Studies at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He is the author ofThe Golden Age of Hollywood, andThe RKO Story, among others.
|Table of Contents|
|Figures and Captions|
|Major Historical Events|
|Hollywood Responds to the Crises|
|Other Leisure Activities|
|The Sound Revolution|
|Color Film Production|
|Wide-Screen Experiments of 1929-1931|
|Silent Era Background|
|The Production Code|
|"Pre-Code " Hollywood|
|The Production Code Administration|
|"Exploitation " Films and Foreign Imports|
|Politics and the PCA|
|The Office of War Information Bureau of Motion Pictures|
|The PCA During the War|
|Narrative and Style|
|Narrative in Stagecoach|
|Style in Stagecoach|
|A Note on "Studio " Style|
|A Note on Genre Style|
|A Note on Film Noir|
|A Note on Directorial Style|
|The Gangster Film|
|The Adventure Film|
|The Horror Film|
|The Detective Film|
|The War Film|
|The Woman 's Film 6.10. Other Genres|
|Stars and the Star System|
|The Star as Business Commodity|
|The Multiplicity of Stars|
|The Star as Actor|
|The Most Popular Stars|