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Hollywood and the baby boom : a social history / James Russell and Jim Whalley.

Author/Creator:
Russell, James, 1977- author.
Publication:
New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 334 pages ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- United States.
Baby boom generation.
Motion picture audiences -- United States.
Motion picture audiences.
Motion pictures -- Social aspects.
United States.
Summary:
"A social history of the baby boom's relationship to popular American cinema, based on interviews with filmmakers and filmgoers"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction
Childhood
Hollywood and the baby boom in the 1950s
Watching movies
On the screen
Youth
A changing audience
Movies and youth revolt
Towards the modern blockbuster
Success
Boomer filmmakers
Popular genres and popular movies
Maturity
Mature movies
Families forever
Legacy
Franchise Hollywood
Conclusion: a legacy
Appendix A: The survey
Appendix B: MPAA age demographics
Bibliography.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Whalley, Jim, 1981- author.
Other format:
Online version: Russell, James, 1977- author. Hollywood and the baby boom
ISBN:
9781501331497
1501331493
OCLC:
985072428