Boom and Bust, 6: American Cinema in the 1940s

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$50.34
Publisher
University of California Press
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582
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7.05 X 10.04 X 1.08 inches | 0.02 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
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9780520221307
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About the Author

Thomas Schatz is Philip G. Warner Professor of Communication at the University of Texas, Austin. His previous books include The Genius of the System: Hollywood Filmmaking in the Studio Era (1996) and Hollywood Film Genres (1980). He is a regular contributor to various television programs on film, including the PBS series The American Cinema.

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""Boom and Bust constitutes an essential background for anyone interested in this complicated decade. . . . By dealing with break and continuity together, Schatz is able to tell several histories of American film: the history of the cinema's recruitment by politics, but also the history of industrial practices that move at their own irreducible speed."--Dana Polan, "Film Quarterly