In December 1967, "Time" magazine put Bonnie and Clyde on its cover and announced, 'The New Cinema: Violence ...Sex ...Art'. The following decade has long been celebrated as a golden age in American film history. In this innovative study, Peter Kramer offers a systematic discussion of the biggest hits of the period, including "The Graduate" (1967), "The Exorcist" (1973) and "Jaws" (1975), relating the distinctive features of these films to changes in the film industry, its audiences and American society at large.
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Author Biography - Peter Kramer
Peter Kramer is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of East Anglia. He is the co-editor of Screen Acting (1999) and The Silent Cinema Reader (2004).