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Hollywood Film [electronic resource] : 1963-1976 : Years of Revolution and Reaction

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781405188272Publication details: Chicester : Wiley, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9781444395228
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hollywood Film : 1963-1976 : Years of Revolution and ReactionDDC classification:
  • 791.43097309046
LOC classification:
  • PN1993.5.U6C32 2011
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Contents:
HOLLYWOOD FILM 1963-1976: Years of Revolution and Reaction; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Part I Cultural Overview: The Age of Revolution and Reaction, 1963-76; 1 Major Historical Events; Civil Rights Legislation and Protests; The Vietnam War; Law and Order; Realpolitik; 2 Economic Situation; Expanse and Contraction; Downturn; 3 Societal Issues; The New Left, the Counterculture, Neo-Conservatism, and the Silent Majority; Ecology, Good Health, and Fitness; Scientific/Technological Advances; Conglomerate Ascendancy; Media Society
5 Exhibition and the New AudienceExhibition; The New Audience; Part III Technology; 6 Color, Screen Shapes, Sound, Special Effects, and Production Refinements; Color; Screen Shapes; Sound; Special Effects; Production Refinements; Part IV Style; 7 Documentary and Documentary Realism; 8 TV and TV Theatrical; 9 Modernism, TV Programming/Commercials, Avant-Garde Cinema, and Expressive Stylization; Literary Design; Performance; Visual Design; Composition; Temporal Design; Sound Design; Part V Censorship; 10 Issues, Solutions, and Problems; Subsidiary Syndrome; Two-Version Ploy
Culture of Choice: Sex, Fashion, and Food and the Now GenerationCrime; Religion; A Sense of Confusion, Impotence, and Cynicism, and a Wave of Nostalgia; Part II Business Practices; 4 Production-Distribution; Showmen, Caretakers, and Conglomerates; The Practices of the Seven Major Studios; Competition: Minor and New Studios; The Financial Bloodbath; Additional Practices: Downsizing, Negative Pickup, Co-Production/Distribution, Tax Breaks/Shelters; Still Other Gambits: The Nostalgic Wave and The "Special Event" Movie; Distribution; Black Groundswell; Academy Awards
Dilemma: The Pawnbroker (AA, 1965)Turning Point: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (WB, 1966); The 1966 Production Code Guidelines and the "SMA" Category; Ratings System; Enlightenment of the Legion of Decency; Divorce: Hollywood and the Church; City/State Censorship and the Liberalization of the Supreme Court; City/State Censorship vs. Hollywood; Part VI Genre; 11 Adventure; 12 Biography; 13 Historical Spectacle; 14 Comedy; Black Comedy; Farce; Parody; Social Satire; Romantic Comedy; Family Comedy; Fantasy Comedy; 15 Horror and Science Fiction; Horror; Science Fiction; 16 Melodrama
Family MelodramaRoad Film and Biker Film; Female Melodrama; Male Melodrama; Romance Melodrama; Buddy Film; 17 Musical; Musical Comedy and Musical Drama; Musical Biography; 18 Social Problem Film and Courtroom Drama; Social Problem Film; Courtroom Drama; 19 Suspense Thriller; Spy Thriller: WWII/Cold War; Crime; Vigilante; Caper; Conspiracy; 20 War; 21 Western; Coda: Postmodern Hollywood, 1977; Appendix: Hierarchical Order of Top Ten Box-Office Stars, 1963-76; Bibliography; Index of Films; Index of Subjects
Summary: Hollywood 1963-1976 chronicles the upheaval and innovation that took place in the American film industry during an era of pervasive cultural tumult. Exploring the many ideologies embraced by an increasingly diverse Hollywood, Casper offers a comprehensive canon, covering the period's classics as well as its brilliant but overlooked masterpieces.A broad overview and analysis of one of American film's most important and innovative periodsOffers a new, more expansive take on the accepted canon of the eraIncludes films expressing ideologies contrary to the misremembered left
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HOLLYWOOD FILM 1963-1976: Years of Revolution and Reaction; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Part I Cultural Overview: The Age of Revolution and Reaction, 1963-76; 1 Major Historical Events; Civil Rights Legislation and Protests; The Vietnam War; Law and Order; Realpolitik; 2 Economic Situation; Expanse and Contraction; Downturn; 3 Societal Issues; The New Left, the Counterculture, Neo-Conservatism, and the Silent Majority; Ecology, Good Health, and Fitness; Scientific/Technological Advances; Conglomerate Ascendancy; Media Society

5 Exhibition and the New AudienceExhibition; The New Audience; Part III Technology; 6 Color, Screen Shapes, Sound, Special Effects, and Production Refinements; Color; Screen Shapes; Sound; Special Effects; Production Refinements; Part IV Style; 7 Documentary and Documentary Realism; 8 TV and TV Theatrical; 9 Modernism, TV Programming/Commercials, Avant-Garde Cinema, and Expressive Stylization; Literary Design; Performance; Visual Design; Composition; Temporal Design; Sound Design; Part V Censorship; 10 Issues, Solutions, and Problems; Subsidiary Syndrome; Two-Version Ploy

Culture of Choice: Sex, Fashion, and Food and the Now GenerationCrime; Religion; A Sense of Confusion, Impotence, and Cynicism, and a Wave of Nostalgia; Part II Business Practices; 4 Production-Distribution; Showmen, Caretakers, and Conglomerates; The Practices of the Seven Major Studios; Competition: Minor and New Studios; The Financial Bloodbath; Additional Practices: Downsizing, Negative Pickup, Co-Production/Distribution, Tax Breaks/Shelters; Still Other Gambits: The Nostalgic Wave and The "Special Event" Movie; Distribution; Black Groundswell; Academy Awards

Dilemma: The Pawnbroker (AA, 1965)Turning Point: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (WB, 1966); The 1966 Production Code Guidelines and the "SMA" Category; Ratings System; Enlightenment of the Legion of Decency; Divorce: Hollywood and the Church; City/State Censorship and the Liberalization of the Supreme Court; City/State Censorship vs. Hollywood; Part VI Genre; 11 Adventure; 12 Biography; 13 Historical Spectacle; 14 Comedy; Black Comedy; Farce; Parody; Social Satire; Romantic Comedy; Family Comedy; Fantasy Comedy; 15 Horror and Science Fiction; Horror; Science Fiction; 16 Melodrama

Family MelodramaRoad Film and Biker Film; Female Melodrama; Male Melodrama; Romance Melodrama; Buddy Film; 17 Musical; Musical Comedy and Musical Drama; Musical Biography; 18 Social Problem Film and Courtroom Drama; Social Problem Film; Courtroom Drama; 19 Suspense Thriller; Spy Thriller: WWII/Cold War; Crime; Vigilante; Caper; Conspiracy; 20 War; 21 Western; Coda: Postmodern Hollywood, 1977; Appendix: Hierarchical Order of Top Ten Box-Office Stars, 1963-76; Bibliography; Index of Films; Index of Subjects

Hollywood 1963-1976 chronicles the upheaval and innovation that took place in the American film industry during an era of pervasive cultural tumult. Exploring the many ideologies embraced by an increasingly diverse Hollywood, Casper offers a comprehensive canon, covering the period's classics as well as its brilliant but overlooked masterpieces.A broad overview and analysis of one of American film's most important and innovative periodsOffers a new, more expansive take on the accepted canon of the eraIncludes films expressing ideologies contrary to the misremembered left