History of the American Cinema: Lost Illusions: American Cinema in the Age of Watergate and Vietnam, 1970-1979 / Edition 1

History of the American Cinema: Lost Illusions: American Cinema in the Age of Watergate and Vietnam, 1970-1979 / Edition 1

by David A. Cook
     
 

"David Cook's Lost Illusions is an excellent account of Hollywood in the 1970s—a decade of social upheaval around the world and major transformation in the U.S. movie industry . . . . His book overflows with useful data, and his lucid account of mainstream entertainment is nicely supplemented by the special chapters by other scholars:Douglas Gomery on… See more details below

Overview

"David Cook's Lost Illusions is an excellent account of Hollywood in the 1970s—a decade of social upheaval around the world and major transformation in the U.S. movie industry . . . . His book overflows with useful data, and his lucid account of mainstream entertainment is nicely supplemented by the special chapters by other scholars:Douglas Gomery on exhibition, William Rothman on documentaries, and Robin Blaetz on the avant-garde."-James O. Naremore, author of More than Night:Film Noir in Its Contexts

Author Biography:David A. Cook is Founding Director of the Film Studies program at Emory University, where he is Professor of Film. He is the author of A History of Narrative Film (1996) and the "Motion Picture History" entry in the Encyclopedia Britannica.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780684804637
Publisher:
Gale Group
Publication date:
12/12/2000
Series:
History of the American Cinema
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.88(w) x 7.96(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >