Publisher description for Postwar Hollywood, 1946-1962 / Drew Casper.


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Postwar Hollywood is a comprehensive history of the American film industry, from 1946-1962.


A comprehensive introductory textbook exploring the unique period in the history of the film industry after World War II

Examines the cultural history, business practices, new technologies, censorship standards, emerging genres, and styles of post-war cinema

Chronicles the restructuring of Hollywood cinema against the backdrop of the major political, economic, and social changes taking place after World War II

Features in-depth discussions of important films from Picnic, The Heiress, and From Here to Eternity, to Cat On A Hot Tin Roof and Love Me or Leave Me

Illustrates the culture/filmmaking interface, and demonstrates the triumphs and failures of Hollywood's new methods of business


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Motion pictures -- United States -- History.
Motion picture industry -- United States -- History.