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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Smoodin, Eric Loren.
Regarding Frank Capra.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2004
|Named Person:||Frank Capra; Frank Capra; Frank Capra; Frank Capra|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Eric Loren Smoodin
|ISBN:||0822333848 9780822333845 0822333945 9780822333944|
|Description:||xii, 301 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||The national and the local: ballyhoo and the U.S. film audience --
Regulating national markets: Chinese censorship and The bitter tea of General Yen --
Film education and quality entertainment for children and adolescents --
The business of America: Mr. Smith, John Doe, and the politicized viewer --
Coercive viewings: soldiers and prisoners watch movies --
Politics and pedagogy near the end of a career: from feature films to television production.
"In a delightfully readable book full of personality and wit, Eric Smoodin rethinks audience and reception theory. He demonstrates that film culture extends from the settings of the movie theater and