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Hollywood quarterly : film culture in postwar America, 1945-1957

Author: Eric Loren Smoodin; Ann Martin
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This selection of essays taken from "Hollywood Quarterly" reflect the astonishing eclecticism of the journal, with sections on animation, the avant-garde, and documentary to go along with a  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Loren Smoodin; Ann Martin
ISBN: 0520232739 9780520232730 0520232747 9780520232747
OCLC Number: 49551261
Description: xxiii, 394 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : The Hollywood Quarterly, 1945-1957 / Eric Smoodin Part 1. The Avant-Garde --
Experimental Cinema in America, Part One : 1921-1941 / Lewis Jacobs --
Experimental Cinema in America, Part Two : The Postwar Revival / Lewis Jacobs --
The Avant-Garde Film Seen from Within / Hans Richter --
Cinema 16 : A Showcase for the Nonfiction Film / Amos Vogel Part 2. Animation --
Animation Learns a New Language / John Hubley and Zachary Schwartz --
Music and the Animated Cartoon / Chuck Jones --
Notes on Animated Sound / Norman McLaren --
Mr. Magoo as Public Dream / Milton J. Rosenberg Part 3. Documentary --
Postwar Patterns / John Grierson --
The Documentary and Hollywood / Philip Dunne --
Time Flickers Out : Notes on the Passing of the March of Time / Raymond Fielding Part 4. Radio --
The Case of David Smith : A Script, with Commentary by Sam Moore, Franklin Fearing, and Cal Kuhl / Abraham Polonsky --
Radio's Attraction for Housewives / Ruth Palter --
A New Kind of Diplomacy / Gene King Part 5. Practice --
A Costume Problem : From Shot to Stage to Screen / Edith Head --
Performance under Pressure / Alexander Knox --
Designing The Heiress / Harry Horner --
The Limitations of Television / Rudy Bretz Part 6. Television --
Hollywood in the Television Age / Samuel Goldwyn --
You and Television / Lyman Bryson and Edward R. Murrow --
Children's Television Habits and Preferences / May V. Seagoe --
How to Look at Television / T.W. Adorno Part 7. The Hollywood Picture --
Why Wait for Posterity? / Iris Barry --
Hollywood : Illusion and Reality / John Howard Lawson --
Negro Stereotypes on the Screen / Leon H. Hardwick --
Today's Hero : A Review / John Houseman --
An Exhibitor Begs for "B's" / Arthur L. Mayer --
A Word of Caution for the Intelligent Consumer of Motion Pictures / Franklin Fearing --
There's Really No Business Like Show Business / Jay E. Gordon --
There's Still No Business Like It / Jean Hersholt [and others] --
Hollywood's Foreign Correspondents / Harva Kaaren Sprager Part 8. Scenes from Abroad --
Advanced Training for Film Workers : Russia / Jay Leyda --
Advanced Training for Film Workers : France / Charles Boyer --
The Global Film / Vsevolod Pudovkin --
The Postwar French Cinema / Georges Sadoul --
When in Rome ... / Hugh Gray Part 9. Notes and Communications --
J'Accuse / Pierre Descaves --
Je Confirme / Robert Joseph --
The Cinematheque Francaise / Henri Langlois --
Jean Vigo / Siegfried Kracauer --
Two Views of a Director--
Billy Wilder / Herbert G. Luft and Charles Brackett --
Dialogue between the Moviegoing Public and a Witness for Jean Cocteau / Raymond Jean.
Responsibility: edited by Eric Smoodin and Ann Martin.
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