Grand Design : Hollywood as a Modern Business Enterprise, 1930-1939, Paperback / softback Book

Grand Design : Hollywood as a Modern Business Enterprise, 1930-1939 Paperback / softback

Part of the History of the American Cinema series

Description

The advent of color, big musicals, the studio system, and the beginning of institutionalized censorship made the thirties the defining decade for Hollywood.

The year 1939, celebrated as 'Hollywood's greatest year', saw the release of such memorable films as "Gone with the Wind", "The Wizard of Oz", and "Stagecoach".

It was a time when the studios exercised nearly absolute control over their product as well as over such stars as Bette Davis, Clark Gable, and Humphrey Bogart.

In this fifth volume of the award-winning series "History of the American Cinema", Tino Balio examines every aspect of the filmmaking and film exhibition system as it matured during the Depression era.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 483 pages
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social & cultural history
  • ISBN: 9780520203341

£33.00

£26.55

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also by Tino Balio   |  View all

Also in the History of the American Cinema series   |  View all