The new Hollywood historical film : 1967-78
- Tom Symmons.
- London : Palgrave Macmillan, 
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- x, 220 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
- Symmons, Tom, author.
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-214), filmography (203-206) and index.
- Contents List of Figures Acknowledgements Introduction
- 1: The 'New Wave' and 'Old Hollywood': The Day of the Locust (1975), 'Movies about the Movies' and the Generational Divide
- 2: 'The Birth of Black Consciousness on the Screen'?: the African American Historical Experience, Blaxploitation, and the Production and Reception of Sounder (1972)
- 3: 'Having Our Cake and Eating it': The Dirty Dozen (1967), the World War II Combat Film and Vietnam
- 4: 'Not beautiful in the right way': Star Image, Politics and Romance in The Way We Were (1973)
- Chapter 5: American Graffiti (1973) and Grease (1978): the 'Fifties' as Myth and Comment Conclusion Bibliography Filmography.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
The New Hollywood of the late 1960s and 1970s is among the most exciting and influential periods in the history of film. This book explores how the new wave of historical films were profoundly shaped by the controversies and concerns of the present.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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- 9781137529305 (ebook)
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