The Hollywood Story: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the American Movie Business But Didn't Know Where to Look / Edition 1

The Hollywood Story: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the American Movie Business But Didn't Know Where to Look / Edition 1

by Joel W. Finler
     
 

This fully revised and updated edition of an award-winning classic traces the history of Hollywood from the silent era to the present day. The Hollywood Storycomprehensively covers every aspect of movie-making in America, taking in nickelodeans, drive-ins and multiplexes; the transition from silent to sound, black and white to color; the relationships of

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This fully revised and updated edition of an award-winning classic traces the history of Hollywood from the silent era to the present day. The Hollywood Storycomprehensively covers every aspect of movie-making in America, taking in nickelodeans, drive-ins and multiplexes; the transition from silent to sound, black and white to color; the relationships of producers, directors, stars and technicians; and the function and output of the studios - their major hits and most expensive flops.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781903364666
Publisher:
Wallflower Press
Publication date:
11/05/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
428
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

IntroductionPart One. The Hollywood Movie Industry Hollywood and the Silver ScreenFrom One-reelers to CinemaScopeMovies and FinanceHollywood Movie-makersHonours and AwardsPart Two. The Major Studios ColumbiaFoxMGMParamountRKOUnited ArtistsUniversalWarner Bros.DisneyPart Three. Facts and Figures Leading Creative PersonnelBox Office HitsGeneral Statistics

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