Hollywood Film 1963-1976
Years of Revolution and Reaction
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|Format:||Electronic Book Text, 400 pages|
|Other Information: ||illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 23 February 2011|
"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 leftist slantExplores and fully contextualizes the dominant genres of the 60s and 70s
About the Author
Drew Casper is the Alma and Alfred Hitchcock Chair of American Film at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts. He is the author of "Postwar Hollywood, 1946-1962" (Blackwell, 2007), "Introduction to Film Reader" (2007), "Stanley Donen" (1983), and "Vincente Minnelli and the Film Musical" (1977). He has contributed on many DVD commentaries for documentaries of classic and contemporary Hollywood films.
"I highly recommend this book to any film student or person interested in Hollywood films of the 60s and 70s. This text will definitely become a go-to reference as I continue my studies.." (Breitbart.com, 2011)