History of the American Cinema: Lost Illusions: American Cinema in the Age of Watergate and Vietnam, 1970-1979 / Edition 1by David A. Cook
Pub. Date: 12/12/2000
Publisher: Gale Group
"David Cook's Lost Illusions is an excellent account of Hollywood in the 1970sa 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.
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