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Engulfed : the death of Paramount Pictures and the birth of corporate Hollywood

Author: Bernard F Dick
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the golden age of Hollywood, Paramount was one of the Big Five studios. Gulf + Western's 1966 takeover of the studio signaled the end of one era and heralded a new way of doing business in Hollywood." "Bernard Dick reconstructs the battle that culminated in the reduction of the studio to a mere corporate commodity. Using previously unexamined sources, he traces Paramount's devolution from free-standing studio to
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dick, Bernard F.
Engulfed.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2001
(OCoLC)604589118
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard F Dick
ISBN: 0813122023 9780813122021
OCLC Number: 45320678
Description: x, 269 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Mountain Glory --
Mountain Gloom --
Barbarians at the Spanish Gate --
Charlie's Boys --
The Italian Connection --
The Diller Days --
Goodbye, Charlie --
Sumner at the Summit.
Responsibility: Bernard F. Dick.

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Paramount Pictures was one of the Big Five studios in Hollywood's Golden Age, but Gulf & Western's takeover signalled the end of an era, heralding the arrival of corporate business. Based on new  Read more...

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"Everybody knows that Paramount was one of the major studios, but few know the twists and turns of the history of the studio over the years." -- Peter C. Rollins

 
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