Movies at Home: How Hollywood Came to Television

Movies at Home: How Hollywood Came to Television

by Kerry Segrave

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ISBN-13: 9780786440801
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 01/29/2009
Pages: 263
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Cultural historian Kerry Segrave is the author of dozens of books on such diverse topics as drive-in theaters, ticket-scalping, lie detectors, jukeboxes, smoking and shoplifting. He lives in British Columbia.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Preface 1



1. Hollywood Sits on Its Assets, 1940s–1955 3

2. Hollywood Launches Its Assets, 1940s–1955 21

3. TV Surrenders, 5,000 Times a Week, 1956–1961 45

4. Television Defends Its Honor, 1956–1961 63

5. Hollywood Goes Primetime on the Networks, 1961–1975 79

6. A New Genre: The Made-for-TV Movie, 1961–1975 105

7. Cut, Colorized, Panned and Scanned, 1976–1998 123

8. Movies from the Sky, or the Corner Store, 1976–1998 159



Notes 201

Bibliography 229

Index 251

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