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Boom and bust [electronic resource] : the American cinema in the 1940s / Thomas Schatz.

Author/Creator:
Schatz, Thomas, 1948-
Other Title:
History of the American Cinema
Publication:
New York, N.Y. : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1997.
Series:
History of the American cinema ; v. 6.
Gale virtual reference library.
History of the American cinema ; v. 6
Gale virtual reference library
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource.
Subjects:
Motion pictures -- United States -- History.
Motion picture industry -- United States -- History.
Motion picture industry.
Motion pictures
United States
Form/Genre:
Electronic reference sources.
Electronic books.
History.
Summary:
Covers the period of 1939-1949, when the film industry came to grips with the development of the documentary, a shift to independent production, renewed government antitrust activity, and the emergence of television as a competitor.
Contents:
The motion picture industry in 1940-1941
The Hollywood studio system in 1940-1941 : duals, B's, and the industry discourse about its audience / Janet Staiger
Prewar stars, genres, and production trends
The motion picture industry during World War II
The Hollywood studio system, 1942-1945 : selling Mildred Pierce : a case study / Mary Beth Haralovich
Wartime stars, genres, and production trends
Regulating the screen : the Office of Information and the Production Code Administration / Clayton R. Koppes
The postwar motion picture industry : SAG, HUAC, and postwar Hollywood / Gorham Kindem
The Hollywood studio system, 1946-1949
Postwar stars, genres, and production trends
Documenting the 1940s / Thomas Doherty
Television and Hollywood in the 1940s / Christopher Anderson
Experimental and avant-garde cinema in the 1940s / Lauren Rabinovitz.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 527-533) and indexes.
Description based on print version record.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Charles D. Dickey, Jr., Fund.
Contributor:
Thomson Gale (Firm)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Charles D. Dickey, Jr., Fund.
Other format:
Print version: Schatz, Thomas, 1948- Boom and bust.
ISBN:
0684315254 (electronic book)
9780684315256 (electronic book)
0684191512 (alk. paper)
9780684191515 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
76704474
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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