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Charles BurnettA Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge

Charles Burnett: A Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge

James Naremore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520285521
eISBN:
9780520960954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285521.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this, the first book devoted to one of the world’s most admired independent filmmakers, James Naremore offers a close critical study of all of Charles Burnett’s important works for movies and ... More

Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

Haidee Wasson and Lee Grieveson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520291508
eISBN:
9780520965263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291508.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinema’s Military Industrial Complex examines how the American military has used cinema and related visual, sonic, and mobile technologies to further its varied aims. The essays in this book address ... More

Hard-Boiled HollywoodCrime and Punishment in Postwar Los Angeles

Hard-Boiled Hollywood: Crime and Punishment in Postwar Los Angeles

Jon Lewis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520284319
eISBN:
9780520959910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284319.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The history of Hollywood’s postwar transition is framed by two spectacular dead bodies: Elizabeth Short, AKA the Black Dahlia, found dumped and posed in a vacant lot in January 1947 and Marilyn ... More

Hymns for the FallenCombat Movie Music and Sound after Vietnam

Hymns for the Fallen: Combat Movie Music and Sound after Vietnam

Todd Decker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520282322
eISBN:
9780520966543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282322.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hymns for the Fallen listens closely to forty years of Hollywood combat films produced after Vietnam. Ever a noisy genre, post-Vietnam war films have deployed music and sound to place the audience in ... More

Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy

Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy

Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295049
eISBN:
9780520967946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295049.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Jack Benny became one of the most influential entertainers of the 20th century - by being the top radio comedian, when the comics ruled radio, and radio was the most powerful and pervasive mass ... More

Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977

Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977

Joshua Glick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520293700
eISBN:
9780520966918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293700.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958–1977 explores how documentarians working between the election of John F. Kennedy and the bicentennial created conflicting visions of ... More

Mock ClassicismLatin American Film Comedy, 1930-1960

Mock Classicism: Latin American Film Comedy, 1930-1960

Nilo Couret

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296848
eISBN:
9780520969162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296848.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book reconceptualizes both the geopolitical boundaries and the periodization of Latin American film histories in order to reveal a predominant comic mode in the cultural practices of Latin ... More

Smutty Little MoviesThe Creation and Regulation of Adult Video

Smutty Little Movies: The Creation and Regulation of Adult Video

Peter Alilunas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291706
eISBN:
9780520965362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291706.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Smutty Little Movies traces the adult film industry’s transition from celluloid to home video beginning in the late 1970s alongside an examination of the cultural and legal efforts to regulate, ... More

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