Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Grand Design by Tino Balio

The advent of colour, big musicals, the studio system and the beginnings of institutionalized censorship made the `30s the defining decade for Hollywood. The year 1939, celebrated as "Hollywood's greatest year", saw the release of such memorable films as "Gone With the Wind", "The Wizard of Oz' and "Stagecoach". It was a time when the studios exercised nearly absolute control over their product as well as over such starts as Bette Davis, Clark Gable and Humphrey Bogart. This book examines every aspect of the filmmaking and film exhibition system as it matured during the Depression.

Buy Grand Design by Tino Balio from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780520203341
ISBN-10: 0520203348
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x mm)
Pages: 483
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 29-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - Grand Design by Tino Balio

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Grand Design book by Tino Balio and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Tino Balio

Tino Balio is Program Director of the Arts Institute and Professor of Communication Arts and Academics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he also served as Director of the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research from 1966 to 1982. He is the author of Hollywood in the Age of Television (1990), among other titles.

Books By Tino Balio

Hollywood in the Age of Television by Tino Balio
Paperback, December 2015
Hollywood in the New Millennium by Tino Balio
Hardback, April 2013