Slow Fade to Black: The Decline of RKO Radio Pictures

Richard B Jewell (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$41.94
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
March 22, 2016
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.9 X 0.7 X 8.9 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520289673
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About the Author

Richard B. Jewell is Hugh M. Hefner Professor of Cinema and Media Studies at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He is author of The Golden Age of Hollywood and The RKO Story, among other works, as well as coauthor of Primary Cinema Resources. In 2008, he was named Academy Film Scholar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Reviews

"Jewell's scholarship is impeccable and his text is plain-spoken and highly readable. Every studio deserves a similar examination; thank goodness the right man tackled this particular task."-- (04/01/2016)
"...a fascinating study that readers will find difficult to pause between finishing one chapter and starting the next one."--Los Angeles City Historical Society Newsletter