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Reforming Hollywood : how American Protestants fought for freedom at the movies

Author: William D Romanowski
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Church history
Additional Physical Format: Reforming Hollywood
(NL-LeOCL)341282634
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William D Romanowski
ISBN: 0195387848 9780195387841
OCLC Number: 811184658
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 298 p., [14] p. of plates :) : ill
Contents: Reforming the movies: what could possibly go wrong? --
The Federal Council of Churches enters the frame --
Putting a Presbyterian in charge of Hollywood --
On the trail of the serpent: Will Hays and the Protestant crusade --
Protestants and Hollywood at the crossroads --
The worst that could happen: a Catholic legion of "decency" --
One foot in Hollywood: the Protestant Film Commission --
Movie consulting, Protestant style --
High noon in the broadcasting and film commission --
And the winner is: the Protestant film awards --
No longer a dirty word: this film will now be rated --
A changing of the guard --
The curious case of evangelicals.
Responsibility: William D. Romanowski.

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[a] this labyrinthine history of attempts to regulate the film industry, from the silent era to the present day ... a fascinating history, meticulously researched * Pat Ashworth, Church Times * [a] Read more...

 
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