Hollywood Film 1963-1976: Years of Revolution and Reaction

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Wiley, Feb 23, 2011 - Performing Arts - 400 pages
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Hollywood 1963-1976 chronicles the upheaval and innovation that took place in the American film industry during an era of pervasive cultural tumult. Exploring the many ideologies embraced by an increasingly diverse Hollywood, Casper offers a comprehensive canon, covering the period's classics as well as its brilliant but overlooked masterpieces.
  • A broad overview and analysis of one of American film's most important and innovative periods
  • Offers a new, more expansive take on the accepted canon of the era
  • Includes films expressing ideologies contrary to the misremembered leftist slant
  • Explores and fully contextualizes the dominant genres of the 60s and 70s

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About the author (2011)

Drew Casper is the Alma and Alfred Hitchcock Chair of American Film at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. He is the author of Postwar Hollywood, 1946-1962 (Blackwell, 2007), Introduction to Film Reader (2007), Stanley Donen (1983), and Vincente Minnelli and the Film Musical (1977). He has contributed on many DVD commentaries for documentaries of classic and contemporary Hollywood films.

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