The Cool and the Crazy: Pop Fifties Cinema

The Cool and the Crazy: Pop Fifties Cinema

by Peter Stanfield


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813572987
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 04/08/2015
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

PETER STANFIELD is a professor in the film department at the University of Kent, UK. His previous books include Maximum Movies—Pulp Fiction: Film Culture and the Worlds of Mickey Spillane, Samuel Fuller, and Jim Thompson, "Un-American" Hollywood: Politics and Film in the Blacklist Era (both Rutgers University Press), and Horse Opera: The Strange History of the Singing Cowboy.

Table of Contents

1   Monarchs for the Masses: Boxing Films
2   War Fever: Korea—Timely! Powerful! Exploitable!
3   Got-to-See: Teenpix and the Social Problem Picture
4   Teenpic Jukebox: Jazz, Calypso, Beatniks, and Rock ’n’ Roll
5   Intent to Speed: Hot Rod Movies
6   Punks! JD Gangsters
7   Dude Ranch Duds: Cowboy Costume

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