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Boom and bust : the American cinema in the 1940s

Author: Thomas Schatz
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 1997.
Series: History of the American cinema, v. 6.
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This volume examines the development of film and the film industry during the 1940s and the political and economic background that influenced it.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schatz, Thomas, 1948-
Boom and bust.
New York : Scribner, 1997
(OCoLC)645880110
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Schatz
ISBN: 0684191512 9780684191515
OCLC Number: 36696676
Description: xii, 571 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
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.
Series Title: History of the American cinema, v. 6.
Responsibility: Thomas Schatz.

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This volume examines the development of film and the film industry during the 1940s and the political and economic background that influenced it.

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