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Hollywood film 1963-1976 : years of revolution and reaction / Drew Casper.

By: Casper, Drew.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011Description: 1 online resource (956 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781444395242; 1444395246; 9781444395228; 144439522X.Subject(s): Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Fine Arts | ART -- Film & Video | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference | Motion pictures | United States | 1900-1999Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Ebook. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hollywood Film 1963-1976.DDC classification: 791.43097309046 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Part I, Cultural Overview : The Age of Revolution and Reaction, 1963-76. Major Historical Events ; Economic Situation ; Societal Issues -- Part II, Business Practices. Production-Distribution ; Exhibition and the New Audience -- Part III, Technology. Color, Screen Shapes, Sound, Special Effects, and Production Refinements -- Part IV, Style. Documentary and Documentary Realism ; TV and TV Theatrical ; Modernism, TV Programming/Commercials, Avant-Garde Cinema, and Expressive Stylization -- Part V, Censorship. Issues, Solutions, and Problems -- Part VI, Genre. Adventure ; Biography ; Historical Spectacle ; Comedy ; Horror and Science Fiction ; Melodrama ; Musical ; Social Problem Film and Courtroom Drama ; Suspense Thriller ; War ; Western -- Coda: Postmodern Hollywood, 1977 -- Appendix: Hierarchical Order of Top Ten Box-Office Stars, 1963-76.
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 periods. Offers a new, more expansive take on the accepted canon of the era. Includes films expressing ideologies contrary to the misremembered leftist slant. Explores and fully contextualizes the dominant genres of the 60s and 70s.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 712-721) and indexes.

Part I, Cultural Overview : The Age of Revolution and Reaction, 1963-76. Major Historical Events ; Economic Situation ; Societal Issues -- Part II, Business Practices. Production-Distribution ; Exhibition and the New Audience -- Part III, Technology. Color, Screen Shapes, Sound, Special Effects, and Production Refinements -- Part IV, Style. Documentary and Documentary Realism ; TV and TV Theatrical ; Modernism, TV Programming/Commercials, Avant-Garde Cinema, and Expressive Stylization -- Part V, Censorship. Issues, Solutions, and Problems -- Part VI, Genre. Adventure ; Biography ; Historical Spectacle ; Comedy ; Horror and Science Fiction ; Melodrama ; Musical ; Social Problem Film and Courtroom Drama ; Suspense Thriller ; War ; Western -- Coda: Postmodern Hollywood, 1977 -- Appendix: Hierarchical Order of Top Ten Box-Office Stars, 1963-76.

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 periods. Offers a new, more expansive take on the accepted canon of the era. Includes films expressing ideologies contrary to the misremembered leftist slant. Explores and fully contextualizes the dominant genres of the 60s and 70s.

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