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- xii, 401 pages ; 25 cm
- Additional Authors
- Lewis, Jon,Smoodin, Eric Loren,
- Contents: Industrial practice. Edward Buscombe: Notes on Columbia Film Corporation 1926-41 -- Thomas Schatz: Warner Bros.: power plays and prestige -- Danae Clark: Labor and film narrative -- Technology. Charles Barr: Cinemascope: before and after -- Barry Salt: Film style and technology in the thirties -- Kristen Whissel: Tales of upward mobility -- Reception. Anna Everett: The souls of black folk in the age of mechanical reproduction: black newspapers criticism and the early cinema, 1909-1916 -- Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley: Dish night at the movies: exhibitor promotions and female audiences during the Great Depression -- Eric Smoodin: "This business of America": fan mail, film reception and meet John Doe -- Films and filmmakers. Molly Haskell: Howard Hawks -- Judith Mayne: Female authorship revisited -- Robin Wood: Papering the cracks: fantasy and ideology in the Reagan era -- Censorship and regulation. Lea Jacobs: The censorship of blonde Venus: textual analysis and historical method -- Thomas Doherty: Classical Hollywood according to Joseph Breen -- Jon Lewis: We do not ask you to condone this: how the blacklist saved Hollywood -- Stardom. Daisuke Miyao: A star is born: the transnational success of the cheat and its race and gender politics -- Miriam Hansen: Pleasure, ambivalence, identification: Valentino and male spectatorship -- Jackie Stacey: Hollywood memories.Includes bibliographical references and index.