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4 edition of Hollywood 1930s found in the catalog.

Hollywood 1930s

by Jack Lodge

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Gallery Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJack Lodge
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.U6 L56 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination117 p. :
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24752745M
    ISBN 100831745207
    ISBN 109780831745202
    OCLC/WorldCa12883135

      About the Book. Stealing the Show is a study of African American actors in Hollywood during the s, a decade that saw the consolidation of stardom as a potent cultural and industrial focuses on five performers whose Hollywood film careers flourished during this period—Louise Beavers, Fredi Washington, Lincoln “Stepin Fetchit” Perry, Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, . Hollywood Boulevard looking east from Sycamore Avenue in , the year in which "Chinatown" is set. Works Progress Administration Collection / Los Angeles Public Library We are pleased to share a review of Sam Wasson's new book "The Big Goodbye: 'Chinatown' and the Last Years of Hollywood" (Flatiron: NY, ), written by the Bill Lane Center’s friend and advisor Bill Lilley.

    Tells the remarkable story of the Jewish moguls in Hollywood who established the first anti-Nazi Jewish resistance organization in the country in the s In April , Warner Brothers studios released the first Hollywood film to confront the Nazi threat in the United States. Start studying The Golden Age: Hollywood in the s. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

    The Rise and Fall of Hollywood's Secret Abortionist (Exclusive Book Excerpt) by Stephen G during the s and '40s, particularly during the booming World War II years. in Entertainment. To summarize writer Gary Null in his book Black Hollywood, movie studios adopted a long standing, minstrel stage practice of portraying black males as slow talking, irresponsible, slew-footed, dim-wits and lazy bucks. This practice continued well into the s and even appeared in children’s animated films.


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This also makes a good coffee table book; great to browse and enjoy the adorable pictures from s movies 1. Leading Men: The 50 Most Unforgettable Actors of the Studio Era 2. Hollywood: 60 Great Years 3.

Glamour in a Golden Age: Movie Stars of the s (Star Decades: American Culture/American Cinema) 4. The MGM Story 5. The RKO Story /5(3). Hollywood s book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5.

By the s, at the height of Hollywood’s Golden Age, the movie industry was one of the largest businesses in the United States. Even in the depths of the Great Depression, movies were a. "Mr. Billingsley's book is the best exploration I've seen of the Hollywood blacklist and the Communist Party's role in that conflict.

Hollywood Party covers it all Hollywood 1930s book insight, meticulous research, and some wry perceptions." —Charlton Heston "For years we've been treated /5(27). Hollywood and Hitler: did the studio bosses bow to Nazi wishes. This article is more than 6 years old Book by a Harvard scholar argues that US.

Scotty Bowers, 88, at his Hollywood Hills bungalow, where he lives with his wife. STRAIGHT actors who wanted to pay for sex in the s had Heidi Fleiss. Gay ones during the late s and beyond. Hollywood 1930s book style: fashion and femininity in s Hollywood User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

In the second in the "Commerce and Mass Culture" series, Berry (film and media studies, Coll. of Staten Island, CUNY) attempts to explore "the relationship between popular fashion and Hollywood films.

Hollywood Babylon is a book by avant-garde filmmaker Kenneth Anger which purportedly details the sordid scandals of famous Hollywood denizens from the s to the s. First published in the U.S. init was banned ten days later and was not republished until Upon its second release, The New York Times said of it, "If a book such as this can be said to have charm, it lies in the Author: Kenneth Anger.

“Hollywood in the 30’s features gorgeous illustrations by Robert Nippoldt, explaining everything from jobs on a film set to the movie monsters of the era.” —New York " Hollywood in the 30s is a coffee-table book whose beautifully-presented written content and visuals are an all-round ry: Books > Film.

As historian Miriam J. Petty writes in Stealing the Show: African American Performers and Audiences in s Hollywood, both Washington and Beavers were heavily featured in an unprecedented Author: Erin Blakemore.

The decade of the s in film involved many significant films. The yearin particular, was one of the biggest years (and is still considered one of the greatest years) in Hollywood with MGM 's release of Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz.

The s was a decade of political turmoil and economic problems; the Great Depression had. What Ben Urwand has attempted to do in his book, based on ten years of research in Germany and the United States, is shift the narrative on Hollywood in the s. Betweena progressive era in Hollywood had a relaxed code of censorship which allowed sin to rule the author Mark Vieira in new book Forbidden Hollywood.

// Hollywood in the s was one of the greatest and most eventful decades in cinema's history. Jack Lodge, an expert on American films of the twenties and thirties, takes a unique behind-the-scenes look at: The giant studios and their star players, some of whom were worked so hard that they appeared in up to ten movies a year, an astonishing.

Perhaps 20 to 25 years ago I read a book, probably from the public library, about the "British Colony" that flourished in Hollywood from the early- to mids into the 40s.

Get this from a library. Hollywood s. [Jack Lodge]. [Hollywood and Hitler, ] provides an informed backdrop to scholars looking to contextualize and analyze individual films from the era.

Rochelle Miller, Film & History A tour de force of film history, deftly weaving together many strands of Hollywood and world history to explain Hollywood's vexed and often vexing relationship to the.

Hollywood, Hitler and “The Banality of Evil” down the popular impression that the s Hollywood community stood united in efforts to combat the Nazi regime. Golden Age of Hollywood Facts - Golden Age of Hollywood continued with famous movies in the s including Casablanca (), The Philadelphia Story (), Double Indemnity (), Citizen Kane (), The Third Man () and The Best Years of Our Lives () which was the most successful film of the decade.

The Unknown Hostess of s Hollywood. That generosity of spirit and attention to detail suit a book about this “mother of exiles,” who was always welcoming outsiders : Adina Hoffman.

Kay Francis: I Can't Wait to Be Forgotten paperback book old Hollywood s. Condition is Good. Shipped with USPS Media Mail. Book has never been read.

There's some shelf wear, please refer to all photos as they show all the flaws. Other than that it's in pretty Seller Rating: % positive.The Golden Age of Hollywood: From to The s decade (and most of the s as well) has been nostalgically labeled "The Golden Age of Hollywood" (although most of the output of the decade was black-and-white).

The 30s was also the decade of the sound and color revolutions and the advance of the 'talkies', and the further development of film genres (gangster films, musicals. Some of these distortions, along with other, more Weegee-esque images from the red carpets, dressing rooms, and autograph lines of L.A., were published as Naked Hollywood in But where Naked City was a sincere, if unsparing, love affair with NYC, the latter book is a sneering response to Los Angeles and the celebrity sheen that — at Author: Rian Dundon.