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Postwar Hollywood, 1946-1962 /

by Casper, Drew.
Published by : Blackwell, (Malden, MA :) Physical details: xxv, 459 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. ISBN: 1405150742 Subject(s): Motion pictures %United States %History. | Motion picture industry %United States %History. Year: 2007
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Book Book AUM Main Library English Collections Hall 791.43097309045 C34 (Browse Shelf) Available JBC/2011/11264

Includes bibliographical references (p. 402-406) and index.

PART I: Cultural overview: the years of change in America, 1946-62. Major historical events -- Economic situation -- Societal issues -- Other popular leisure activities -- -- PART II: Business. Production and distribution -- Exhibition -- -- PART III: Technology. Color -- Screen shapes and accompanying sound systems -- Three-dimension, special effects, and film production refinements -- -- PART IV: Censorship. Test cases -- -- PART V: Genre. Adventure -- Biography -- Historical spectacle -- Comedy -- Horror, science fiction, and fantasy -- Melodrama -- Musical -- Social problem film and courtroom drama -- Suspense thriller -- War -- Western -- -- PART VI: Style. Noir -- Documentary realism and psychological-sociological realism -- Other stylistic devices -- Coda.

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