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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
The Fifties: Transforming the Screen, 1950-1959.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lev, Peter, 1948-
Transforming the screen, 1950-1959.
New York, N.Y. : Charles Scribner's Sons, ©2003
(DLC) 2003001988
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.


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