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Caligula and the fight for artistic freedom : the making, marketing and impact of the Bob Guccione film

Author: William Hawes
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The fight for artistic freedom in Hollywood movies reached a boiling point when Bob Guccione combined traditional and adult filmmaking values--including incest, violence, and homosexual rape--in 1979's controversial Caligula. This is the story of the making of the film, its distribution, and its social and cultural impact"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Hawes
ISBN: 9780786439867 0786439866
OCLC Number: 220330873
Description: vii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Divine metamorphosis --
Tablets and parchment --
A movie marriage --
Editions of Caligula --
Release, history and impact.
Responsibility: William Hawes.
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