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

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

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