A New Pot of Gold: Hollywood under the Electronic Rainbow, 1980-1989 / Edition 1

A New Pot of Gold: Hollywood under the Electronic Rainbow, 1980-1989 / Edition 1

by Stephen Prince
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520232666

ISBN-13: 9780520232662

Pub. Date: 03/15/2002

Publisher: University of California Press

Facing an economic crisis in the 1980s, the Hollywood industry moved boldly to control the ancillary markets of videotape, video disk, pay-cable and pay-per-view, and the major studios found themselves targeted for acquisition by global media and communications companies. This volume examines the decade's transformation that took Hollywood from the production of

Overview

Facing an economic crisis in the 1980s, the Hollywood industry moved boldly to control the ancillary markets of videotape, video disk, pay-cable and pay-per-view, and the major studios found themselves targeted for acquisition by global media and communications companies. This volume examines the decade's transformation that took Hollywood from the production of theatrical film to media software.

Some of the films discussed in this volume include:

Platoon

Do the Right Thing

Blue Velvet

Diner

E.T.

Batman

Body Heat

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520232662
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
03/15/2002
Series:
History of the American Cinema Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
585
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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