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Teenagers And Teenpics [electronic resource] : Juvenilization Of American Movies.

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781566399456Publication details: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2010.ISBN:
  • 9781592137879
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Teenagers And Teenpics : Juvenilization Of American MoviesDDC classification:
  • 302.23/43/0973 302.23/43/0973
LOC classification:
  • PN1993.5.U6D53 2002
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Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. American Movies as a Less-than-Mass Medium; 2. A Commercial History; 3. The Teenage Marketplace; 4. Rock 'n' Roll Teenpics; 5. Dangerous Youth; 6. The Horror Teenpics; 7. The Clean Teenpics; 8. Generation after Generation of Teenpics; Notes; Selected Filmography; Index to Film Titles; General Index;
Summary: Teenagers and Teenpics tells the story of two signature developments in the 1950s: the decline of the classical Hollywood cinema and the emergence of that strange new creature, the American teenager. Hollywood's discovery of the teenage moviegoer initiated a progressive "juvenilization" of film content that is today the operative reality of the American motion picture industry.The juvenilization of the American movies is best revealed in the development of the 1950s "teenpic," a picture targeted at teenagers even to the exclusion of their elders. In a wry and readable style, Doherty defines an
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Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. American Movies as a Less-than-Mass Medium; 2. A Commercial History; 3. The Teenage Marketplace; 4. Rock 'n' Roll Teenpics; 5. Dangerous Youth; 6. The Horror Teenpics; 7. The Clean Teenpics; 8. Generation after Generation of Teenpics; Notes; Selected Filmography; Index to Film Titles; General Index;

Teenagers and Teenpics tells the story of two signature developments in the 1950s: the decline of the classical Hollywood cinema and the emergence of that strange new creature, the American teenager. Hollywood's discovery of the teenage moviegoer initiated a progressive "juvenilization" of film content that is today the operative reality of the American motion picture industry.The juvenilization of the American movies is best revealed in the development of the 1950s "teenpic," a picture targeted at teenagers even to the exclusion of their elders. In a wry and readable style, Doherty defines an