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The last great American picture show : new Hollywood cinema in the 1970s

Author: Thomas Elsaesser; Alexander Horwath; Noel King
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2004.
Series: Film culture in transition.
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A unique evaluation of the American cinema of the 1970s, including cult film directors such as Peter Bogdanovich, Robert Altman and Monte Hellman

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Last great American picture show.
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)606988194
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Elsaesser; Alexander Horwath; Noel King
ISBN: 9053564934 9789053564936 9053566317 9789053566312
OCLC Number: 52395257
Description: 391 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The impure cinema : new Hollywood 1967-1976 / Alexander Horwath --
"The last good time we ever had" : remembering the new Hollywood cinema / Noel King --
American auteur cinema : the last --
or first --
great picture show / Thomas Elsaesser --
The decade when movies mattered / David Thomson --
A walking contradiction (partly truth and partly fiction) / Alexander Horwath --
The exploitation generation, or how marginal movies came in from the cold / Maitland McDonagh --
New Hollywood and the sixties melting pot / Jonathan Rosenbaum --
Dinosaurs in the age of the cinemobile / Richard T. Jameson --
"The cylinders were whispering my name" : the films of Monte Hellman / Kent Jones --
Nashville contra Jaws, or "The imagination of disaster" revisited / J. Hoberman --
For Wanda / Bérénice Reynaud --
Everybody knows this is nowhere : the uneasy ride of Hollywood and rock / Howard Hampton --
Auteurism and war-teurism : Terrence Malick's war movie / Dana Polan --
The pathos of failure : American films in the 1970s : notes on the unmotivated hero / Thomas Elsaesser --
Trapped in the affection image : Hollywood's post-traumatic cycle (1970-1976) / Christian Keathley --Grim fascination : Fingers, James Toback and 1970s American cinema / Adrian Martin --
Allegories of post-Fordism in 1970s new Hollywood : countercultural combat films and conspiracy thrillers as genre recycling / Drehli Robnik.
Series Title: Film culture in transition.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Elsaesser, Alexander Horwath and Noel King.
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