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American cinema

American cinema

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Published by United States Information Agency in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Motion pictures -- United States.,
    • Motion pictures -- United States -- History.,
    • Motion picture industry -- United States.,
    • Motion picture industry -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Donald E. Staples.
      SeriesForum readers series
      ContributionsStaples, Donald E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.U6 A857 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 449 p. :
      Number of Pages449
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1571349M
      LC Control Number91065980

        Safe in Hell, Before we even knew it as “Hollywood”, the American film industry was a very different place, producing a surreal amount of extraordinarily liberal and raw movies that would give today’s rated-R movies a run for their money; featuring nudity, strong female characters, sex, drugs, violence, abortion and even homosexuality.   In this rich study of noise in American film-going culture, Meredith C. Ward shows how aurality can reveal important fissures in American motion picture history, enabling certain types of listening cultures to form across time. Connecting this history of noise in the cinema to a greater sonic culture, Static in the System shows how cinema sound was networked into a .

        American Cinema/American Culture, 5th Edition, looks at the interplay between American cinema and mass culture from the s to Students are introduced to the cultural history of film focusing on topics and issues rather than on rote Edition: 5. Start studying American Cinema. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

      Hollywood makes the most widely successful pleasure-giving artworks the world has ever known. The industry operates under the assumption that pleasurable aesthetic experiences, among huge populations, translate into box office success. AFRICAN-AMERICAN CINEMA. The history of the African-American Cinema is a harsh timeline of racism, repression and struggle contrasted with film scenes of boundless joy, hope and artistic spirit. Until recently, the study of the "separate cinema" (a phrase used by historians John Kisch and Edward Mapp to describe the segregation of the.


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