Post-Classical Hollywood: Film Industry, Style and Ideology since 1945

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Index
Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, 76–7
‘Academy ratio’, 82, 85, 86, 94 n.18
Academy Awards, 159, 195, 196, 205, 228, 237, 238, 261
Ace in the Hole (1950), 53
action films, 230–5, 247–8, 254
adult theatres, 99–100
African-Americans in movies, 43 n.2, 50, 217; see also blaxploitation
After Hours (1985), 207
AIP (American International Pictures), 127, 160, 162, 195, 210
Airport (1970), 116, 125, 134
Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974), 168, 177
Alien (1979), 199, 207, 219, 221
Aliens (1986), 221, 252, 254
Alien vs. Predator (2004), 206–7, 254
All That Jazz (1980), 127
All the Pretty Horses (2000), 260
Allen, Dede, 142
Allen, Robert C., 74
Allen, Woody, 117, 119, 195, 229
Allied Artists, 33
Althusser, Louis, 219
Altman, Robert, 117, 118, 152, 162–3, 165–6, 169, 208, 259
allusionism, 167–9, 258–9
American in Paris, An (1951), 58, 69
American Graffiti (1973), 154, 170, 217, 218 n.2, 258
American Multi-Cinemas (AMC), 124, 183
American Zoetrope, 229
Animal House (1978), 126–7, 174
Apocalypse Now (1979), 127, 143, 172, 225, 258
Arbuckle, Roscoe (‘Fatty’), 49
Ardrey, Robert, 64, 118
Around the World in Eighty Days (1956), 87, 261
arthouse cinemas, 99–100, 138, 186–7
Ashley, Ted, 113
ASLs, 83–4, 141–2, 254–5
Aubrey, James, 112–13
BBS, 118, 161
B-films, 4, 33
Back to the Future (1985), 183, 185, 190, 216–17, 231, 232, 265
Barry Lyndon (1975), 149, 170
Bataan (1943), 225
Batman (1989), 185, 201, 207, 224, 231, 246
Bay, Michael, 208, 246, 253, 255
Bazin, André, xii–xiii, 42, 83
Beatty, Warren, 119
Ben-Hur (1959), 9, 34, 43, 69
Benjamin, Robert, 25–6, 38 n.31, 70, 110, 112, 195
Bergman, Ingmar, 150, 259
Berkeley, Busby, 79, 81, 89, 93 n.11
Best Years of Our Lives, The (1946), xii, 12, 24, 41–4, 52, 53, 78, 87, 227, 254, 265
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1955), 92
‘Big Five’, 3, 16, 19–20, 24, 79, 184
Big Sleep, The (1945), 80

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations vii
  • Acknowledgements ix
  • Introduction xi
  • Part I - Hollywood in Transition 1945–65 1
  • Chapter 1 - The Autumn of the Patriarchs 11
  • Chapter 2 - The Communication of Ideas 45
  • Chapter 3 - Modernising Hollywood 73
  • Part II - Crisis and Renaissance 1966–81 97
  • Chapter 4 - The Changing of the Guard 107
  • Chapter 5 - New Wave Hollywood 133
  • Chapter 6 - Who Lost the Picture Show? 157
  • Part III - New Hollywood 1982–2006 181
  • Chapter 7 - Corporate Hollywood 191
  • Chapter 8 - Culture Wars 219
  • Chapter 9 - Post-Classical Style? 245
  • Conclusion- ‘Hollywood’ Now 269
  • Appendix 285
  • Further Reading 287
  • Index 295
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