Hollywood genres: formulas, filmmaking, and the studio system

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Temple University Press, 1981 - Performing Arts - 297 pages
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User Review  - Luke Devenish - Goodreads

Excellent! What a treasure. Sending up prayers of thanks to the dusty old second hand book gods for guiding my palsied hand to it. Read full review

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User Review  - Jim Berkin - Goodreads

Excellent examination of classic Hollywood cinema by genre, with analysis of key examples in westerns, musicals, noir, etc. Schatz smartly emphasizes studio "house styles" as well, an avenue he'd further explore in his excellent "The Genius of The System" Read full review

Contents

THE GENIUS OF THE SYSTEM
3
FILM GENRES AND THE GENRE FILM
14
Toward a grammar of film genre
20
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