Description - Post-war Hollywood by Drew Casper
Postwar Hollywood is a comprehensive history of the American film industry, from 1946-1962. * A comprehensive introductory textbook exploring the unique period in the history of the film industry after World War II * Examines the cultural history, business practices, new technologies, censorship standards, emerging genres, and styles of post-war cinema * Chronicles the restructuring of Hollywood cinema against the backdrop of the major political, economic, and social changes taking place after World War II * Features in-depth discussions of important films from Picnic, The Heiress, and From Here to Eternity, to Cat On A Hot Tin Roof and Love Me or Leave Me * Illustrates the culture/filmmaking interface, and demonstrates the triumphs and failures of Hollywood's new methods of business
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Author Biography - Drew Casper
Drew Casper is the Alma and Alfred Hitchcock Professor of American Film at the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts. His books include: Vincente Minnelli and the Film Musical, The Style of Stanley Donen, and An Introduction to Film Reader. He is a DVD commentator on innumerable American films of the classical and postwar periods.