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Film censorship : regulating America's screen / Sheri Chinen Biesen.

Author/Creator:
Biesen, Sheri Chinen, 1962- author.
Publication:
London : Wallflower, [2018]
Series:
Short cuts (London, England) ; 67.
Short cuts: introductions to film studies ; 67
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 163 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Subjects:
Motion pictures -- Censorship -- United States -- History.
Motion pictures -- Censorship.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
This concise overview provides a survey from the "pre-Code" years and classic "golden age" to contemporary Hollywood censorship. It draws extensively on primary archival research to unveil the fascinating behind-the-scenes history of film censorship, exploring how Hollywood responded to censorial constraints on screen content in a changing cultural and industrial landscape.
Contents:
Pre-Code era
Enforcing the motion picture production code
Post-war developments
Pushing the envelope: the demise of the Code censorship
Epilogue: The post-PCA legacy of censorship.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-157) and index.
ISBN:
0231183135
9780231183130
OCLC:
1013731220
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