Transforming the screen, 1950-1959 (eBook, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Transforming the screen, 1950-1959 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Transforming the screen, 1950-1959

Author: Peter Lev; Thomson Gale (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Charles Scribner's Sons, ©2003.
Series: History of the American cinema, v. 7.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The Fifties: Transforming the Screen, 1950-1959.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic reference sources
Reference works
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lev, Peter, 1948-
Transforming the screen, 1950-1959.
New York, N.Y. : Charles Scribner's Sons, ©2003
(DLC) 2003001988
(OCoLC)51581667
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Lev; Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN: 0684315262 9780684315263 0684804956 9780684804958 0520085337 9780520085336 0520085345 9780520085343 0520085353 9780520085350 0520221303 9780520221307 0520221281 9780520221284 0520203348 9780520203341 0684191512 9780684191515 0520238044 9780520238046 0684804638 9780684804637 0520232666 9780520232662
OCLC Number: 76704623
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 382 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The American film industry in the early 1950s --
Genres and production trends, 1950-1954 --
HUAC, the Blacklist, and the decline of social cinema / Brian Neve --
Censorship and self regulation --
Technology and spectacle --
Hollywood and television in the 1950s: the roots of diversification / Janet Wasko --
Hollywood international --
Science fiction films and Cold War anxiety / Victoria O'Donnell --
The film industry in the late 1950s --
Genres and production trends, 1955-1959 --
American documentary in the 1950s / Jack C. Ellis --
"Unquiet years": experimental cinema in the 1950s / Greg S. Fuller.
Series Title: History of the American cinema, v. 7.
Responsibility: Peter Lev.

Abstract:

Focusing on the transition from the age of early short films to the era of commercially successful silent feature films, this study traces a cultural phenomenon that revolutionized American leisure  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Prince's book pushes us to reconceptualize the interactions of economics and ideology.... It evokes and invokes the richness of filmmaking practices-both mainstream and alternative-even as it gives Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.