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Sex, censorship and the silver screen. Disc 3, The 1950s and '60s

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
Database:WorldCat
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After World War II, the wholesomeness of American movies faced a tidal wave of change--from outside, as a growing number of provocative foreign films made their way to the U.S., and from within, as car culture flowered and drive-in theaters sprang up across the country. This program documents the period, from the birth of art house cinema to the ascent of boundary-busting American actresses such as Ingrid Bergman,  Read more...
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Named Person: Will H Hays; Ingrid Bergman; Brigitte Bardot; Sophia Loren; Marilyn Monroe; Marlon Brando; Stanley Kubrick
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
ISBN: 9781421385051 1421385058
OCLC Number: 191869622
Description: 1 videodisc (59 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Film excerpts: The Miracle, Baby Doll, Lolita, and other films.
Other Titles: Sex, censorship & the silver screen.

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After World War II, the wholesomeness of American movies faced a tidal wave of change--from outside, as a growing number of provocative foreign films made their way to the U.S., and from within, as car culture flowered and drive-in theaters sprang up across the country. This program documents the period, from the birth of art house cinema to the ascent of boundary-busting American actresses such as Ingrid Bergman, Brigitte Bardot, Sophia Loren, Marilyn Monroe and directors like Marlon Brando and Stanley Kubrick. Studying the shifting moral standards that Hollywood, Italian cinema, and the French New Wave signaled--and which the Catholic Legion of Decency resisted tooth and nail. The 1952 Supreme Court decision granting First Amendment protection to motion pictures is also highlighted.

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