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Film censorship : regulating America's screen

Author: Sheri Chinen Biesen
Publisher: London : Wallflower, [2018] ©2018
Series: Short cuts (London, England), 67.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This concise overview provides a survey from the "pre-Code" years and classic "golden age" to contemporary Hollywood censorship. It draws extensively on primary archival research to unveil the fascinating behind-the-scenes history of film censorship, exploring how Hollywood responded to censorial constraints on screen content in a changing cultural and industrial landscape.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheri Chinen Biesen
ISBN: 0231183135 9780231183130
OCLC Number: 1013731220
Description: vii, 163 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Pre-Code era --
Enforcing the motion picture production code --
Post-war developments --
Pushing the envelope: the demise of the Code censorship --
Epilogue: The post-PCA legacy of censorship.
Series Title: Short cuts (London, England), 67.
Responsibility: Sheri Chinen Biesen.

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Film Censorship is a concise overview of Hollywood censorship and efforts to regulate American films. Sheri Chinen Biesen unveils the behind-the-scenes history of cinema censorship and explore how  Read more...

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Through original and rich case studies, this volume explores the authorship, power and organization of censorship in compelling ways. Enormously valuable. -- Ellen Scott, University of California, Read more...

 
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