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A new pot of gold : Hollywood under the electronic rainbow, 1980-1989

Author: Steven Prince; Charles Harpole
Publisher: Berkeley [u.a.] : Univ. of California Press, 2002.
Series: History of the American cinema / Charles Harpole, general ed., vol. 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. paperback print
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Facing an economic crisis in the 1980s, the Hollywood moved to control the ancillary markets of videotape, video disk and pay-cable. The studios found themselves targeted for acquisition by global  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Prince; Charles Harpole
ISBN: 0520232666 9780520232662
OCLC Number: 248835481
Description: XXI, 564 S : Ill., graph. Darst.
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction Contents 1 The Industry at the Dawn of the Decade 2 Merger Mania 3 The Brave New Ancillary World 4 Independents, Packaging, and Inflationary:Pressure in 1980s Hollywood Justin Wyatt 5 The Talent Oligopoly 6 The Filmmakers 7 Genres and Production Cycles 8 Movies and Morality 9 American Documentary in the 1980s Carl Plantinga 10 Experimental Cinema in the 1980s Scott MacDonald Appendices: APPENDIX 1 LIST OF TABLES AND CHARTS APPENDIX 2 TOP BOX-OFFICE FILMS OF THE 1980s APPENDIX :3 MAJOR ACADEMY AWARDS, 1980-1988 APPENDIX 4 THE NATIONAL FILM REGISTRY 45:3 Notes Bibliography Picture Sources General Index Index of Films
Series Title: History of the American cinema / Charles Harpole, general ed., vol. 10.
Responsibility: Steven Prince.

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