The New Hollywood: From Bonnie and Clyde to Star Wars

The New Hollywood: From Bonnie and Clyde to Star Wars

by Peter Kramer
     
 

On December 8, 1967 Time magazine put Bonnie and Clyde on its cover and announced, "The New Cinema: Violence … Sex … Art." The following decade has long been celebrated as a golden age in American film history. In this innovative study, Peter Krämer offers a systematic discussion of the biggest hits of the period (including

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On December 8, 1967 Time magazine put Bonnie and Clyde on its cover and announced, "The New Cinema: Violence … Sex … Art." The following decade has long been celebrated as a golden age in American film history. In this innovative study, Peter Krämer offers a systematic discussion of the biggest hits of the period (including The Graduate [1967], The Exorcist [1973] and Jaws [1975]). He relates the distinctive features of these hits to changes in the film industry, in its audiences and in American society at large.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904764588
Publisher:
Wallflower Press
Publication date:
03/10/2006
Series:
Short Cuts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
770,458
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 7.79(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

AcknowledgementsIntroduction: 1967 and Beyond1. Superhits of the New Hollywood and the Roadshow Era2. From the Roadshow Era to the New Hollywood I3. From the Roadshow Era to the New Hollywood IIConclusion: 1977 and BeyondAppendicesBibliographyIndex

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