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Reforming Hollywood : how American Protestants fought for freedom at the movies / William D. Romanowski.

Author/Creator:
Romanowski, William D.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 298 p., [14] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Motion pictures -- Religious aspects -- Protestant churches.
United States -- Church history -- 20th century.
United States -- Church history -- 21st century.
Contents:
Reforming the movies: what could possibly go wrong?
The Federal Council of Churches enters the frame
Putting a Presbyterian in charge of Hollywood
On the trail of the serpent: Will Hays and the Protestant crusade
Protestants and Hollywood at the crossroads
The worst that could happen: a Catholic legion of "decency"
One foot in Hollywood: the Protestant Film Commission
Movie consulting, Protestant style
High noon in the broadcasting and film commission
And the winner is: the Protestant film awards
No longer a dirty word: this film will now be rated
A changing of the guard
The curious case of evangelicals.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780195387841
0195387848
OCLC:
754105638
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