How Hollywood Works / Edition 1

How Hollywood Works / Edition 1

by Janet Wasko
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761968148

ISBN-13: 9780761968146

Pub. Date: 11/17/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This is a critical overview of the policies and structures of the American film industry as an economic institution and as a medium of communication. Referring to her approach as a "political economy of film," she provides separate chapters describing production, distribution, exhibition and retail, industry expansion, and industry promotion and protection efforts.

Overview

This is a critical overview of the policies and structures of the American film industry as an economic institution and as a medium of communication. Referring to her approach as a "political economy of film," she provides separate chapters describing production, distribution, exhibition and retail, industry expansion, and industry promotion and protection efforts. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761968146
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/17/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tablesvii
Introduction1
1Production15
2Distribution59
3Exhibition/Retail104
4Expanding the Industry154
5Promoting and Protecting the Industry188
6Why It Matters How Hollywood Works221
Appendix AThe Ratings226
Appendix BTop 50 All-Time Domestic Grossers228
Appendix CVariety-Speak230
Select Bibliography234
Index241

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