The Hollywood studios: house style in the golden age of the movies

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A.A. Knopf, 1988 - Business & Economics - 387 pages
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In the Golden Age of Hollywood, each of the great studios was a world unto itself, generating movies with the distinctive sheen of that studio's style. This is a clever and informative look at the styles of the six major studios--and several independents--of the '30s and '40s. 62 black-and-white photographs.

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Review: The Hollywood Studios: House Style in the Golden Age of the Movies

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(Audiobook) When I first checked this book out, I thought I might learn a bit more about the Golden Age of Hollywood and the classic studios, in which I have some interest. Yet, this book, while ... Read full review

Review: The Hollywood Studios: House Style in the Golden Age of the Movies

User Review  - Peter MB - Goodreads

A fascinating book for anyone interested in classic Hollywood, as it analyzes the styles and films of each of the old studios. There's no narrative story but the author's writing and occasional ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
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PARAMOUNT
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METROGOLD WYNM A
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About the author (1988)

Ethan Mordden has taught at Yale University and is the author of numerous books, including The American Theatre, A Guide to Orchestral Music, Broadway Babies, Opera in the Twentieth Century, and A Guide to Opera Recordings.