The World According to Hollywood, 1918-1939

The World According to Hollywood, 1918-1939

by Ruth Vasey

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299151942
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 04/28/1997
Series: Wisconsin Studies in Film
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Ruth Vasey is a lecturer in the School of Theatre and Film Studies at the University of New South Wales, Australia. She is a contributor to two forthcoming books, The Oxford History of World Cinema and Movie Censorship and American Culture.

Table of Contents

Illustrations
ix(2)
Acknowledgments xi(4)
Abbreviations xv
Introduction 3(10)
1. Image Making: Managing the Expansion of the Motion Picture Industry
13(16)
2. The Open Door: The Industry's Public Relations
29(34)
3. Sound Effects: Technology and Adaptation
63(37)
4. Sophisticated Responses and Displaced Persons: Content Regulation and the Studio Relations Committee
100(27)
5. Why Is Mr. Brown Eating Spaghetti? Content Regulation and the Production Code Administration
127(31)
6. Diplomatic Representations: Accommodating the Foreign Market
158(36)
7. The Big Picture: The Politics of "Industry Policy"
194(31)
Conclusion 225(6)
Notes 231(44)
Works Cited 275(10)
Index 285

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