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Romantic comedy

Author: John LithgowKaty SelverstoneNew York Center for Visual History.KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.All authors
Publisher: South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, ©1994.
Series: American cinema, 5.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores how romantic comedies indirectly reveal truths about the nature of male-female relationships in each generation. Discusses the development of screwball comedies in the 1930s, which were largely shaped by the motion picture censorship code. Examines the empowered roles of women and the portrayal of sexuality in romantic comedies. Directors James L. Brooks, Amy Heckerling, and Nora Ephron take a close look at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Digital video
Streaming multimedia
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Interviews
Named Person: James L Brooks; Amy Heckerling; Nora Ephron; James L Brooks; Nora Ephron; Amy Heckerling
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Lithgow; Katy Selverstone; New York Center for Visual History.; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Annenberg/CPB.
OCLC Number: 159981448
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Contains nudity.
Using clips from more than 300 of the greatest movies ever made, this series explores film history and American culture through the eyes of over 150 Hollywood insiders. Presents film as a powerful economic force, potent twentieth-century art form, and viable career option.
Performer(s): Hosted by John Lithgow.
Narrated by Katy Selverstone.
Target Audience: High school/college.; 9-12+.
Details: Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
Series Title: American cinema, 5.
Responsibility: produced by the New York Center for Visual History in association with KCET/Los Angeles and the BBC.

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Explores how romantic comedies indirectly reveal truths about the nature of male-female relationships in each generation. Discusses the development of screwball comedies in the 1930s, which were largely shaped by the motion picture censorship code. Examines the empowered roles of women and the portrayal of sexuality in romantic comedies. Directors James L. Brooks, Amy Heckerling, and Nora Ephron take a close look at some of the best-loved romantic comedies and discuss how their own films keep the genre alive.

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