Freedom to offend : how New York remade movie culture (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Freedom to offend : how New York remade movie culture

Author: Raymond J Haberski
Publisher: Lexington, Ky : University Press of Kentucky, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the postwar era, producers and consumers of cinema began to demand more freedom to make and view movies that accurately portrayed the complexities of real life. In "Freedom to Offend", Raymond J. Haberski Jr. details the battles, fought largely in New York City, to secure "freedom of the screen" for film audiences. In the libertine 1970s, arguments supporting the right to see challenging films were twisted to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond J Haberski
ISBN: 9780813124292 0813124298
OCLC Number: 473908214
Description: xi, 266 s
Contents: Af indholdet: S. 39-60: The miracle and Bosley Crowther. --
S. 61-89: Baby doll and Commonweal criticism. --
S. 90-118: Amos Vogel and confrontational cinema. --
S. 119-151: The flaming freedom of Jonas Mekas. --
S. 177-201: Did Bonnie and Clyde kill Bosley Crowther?
Responsibility: Raymond J. Haberski, Jr.

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In the postwar era, producers and consumers of cinema began to demand more freedom to make and view movies that accurately portrayed the complexities of real life.  Read more...

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A splendid consideration of the paradox of cultural freedom in a society where the buck matters most. - David Steigerwald, author of Culture's Vanities: The Paradox of Cultural Diversity in a Read more...

 
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