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The Resource Film : the democratic art, Garth Jowett ; for the American Film Institute

Film : the democratic art, Garth Jowett ; for the American Film Institute

Label
Film : the democratic art
Title
Film
Title remainder
the democratic art
Statement of responsibility
Garth Jowett ; for the American Film Institute
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jowett, Garth
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The American Film Institute series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
Label
Film : the democratic art, Garth Jowett ; for the American Film Institute
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 487-505
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The agents of change; the changing face of America -- Pt. 1: The recreation revolution -- The new "mass" media -- Recreation and entertainment at the turn of the century -- The development of recreational activity -- Notes -- Pt. 2: Enter the movies! -- The search for pictorial realism -- The origins of an industry -- The first motion picture audiences -- The content of early motion pictures -- Special studies and statistics -- Notes -- Pt. 3: The development of an industry, 1909-1918 -- Integration of the movie industry -- The star system -- The feature film -- The motion picture palace -- The content of motion pictures, 1909-1918 -- The movies and the first world war -- Notes -- Pt. 4: The initial response -- Progressivism and the movies -- The moral and social issues -- The child and the motion picture -- The motion picture and health -- Movie morals and manners -- The motion picture in education and religion -- The motion picture as symbol -- The movies in print -- The Birth of a Nation controversy -- Notes -- Pt. 5: The movies censored -- The first attempts at motion picture censorship -- Local or municipal censorship -- State censorship -- The Supreme Court decision of 1915 -- Federal censorship and regulation -- The Seabury proposal -- The national board of review -- The uniform standards problem -- The fight against censorship -- Notes -- Pt. 6: The social setting for control, 1918-1930 -- The child, movies and crime -- Education and the motion picture problem -- The community and the motion picture -- The industry retreats -- Notes -- Pt. 7: The Hays office, 1922-1933 -- The Hays office and censorship -- The Hays office and public relations -- The open door -- The federal motion picture council -- Women's organizations and the motion picture industry -- The Hays office--success or failure? -- Notes -- Pt. 8: The industrial setting for control, 1920-1933 -- The content of American films, 1922-1933 -- The coming of sound -- Prohibition and the motion picture audience, 1919-1936 -- The criticism of sound films -- Industry developments and the critics -- Block-booking -- Block-booking: an evaluation -- The American film abroad -- The "Great American Art" -- Notes -- Pt. 9: Social science and the motion picture -- The Toledo study -- Social science, delinquency and the movies -- The Pitkin "Formula", 1931 -- The Mitchell study, 1929 -- The Payne fund studies, 1933 -- Notes -- Pt. 10: The motion picture controlled -- The attempt at self-regulation -- The motion picture production code -- Attempts at local control -- The NRA code, 1933-1935 -- The Catholic legion of decency -- The success of the legion of decency -- The machinery of the legion -- The response of the industry -- Notes -- Pt. 11: America at the movies, 1930-1941 -- The movies as recreation -- Margaret Thorp's America at the movies -- Leo Rosten's Hollywood -- The movies as influence -- The movies as educator -- The consent decree (1940) -- The controlled motion picture -- Special studies -- Notes -- Part 12: Hollywood goes to war, 1939-1945 -- The movies enter politics -- The movies as propaganda -- The movies at war, 1942-1945 -- The movies and morale -- The "beachhead bijou" -- Movies on the home front -- The movies' contribution: an evaluation -- The "why we fight" films -- The movies and "world understanding" -- The movies in the postwar period -- Hollywood and World War II: an assessment -- Notes -- Pt. 13: The decline of an institution -- The broken promise -- The audience examined -- The state of the industry, 1946-1950 -- Television and the motion picture industry -- The impact of television: a statistical analysis -- The drive-in theater -- The industry fights back -- Epics, wide-screen, and 3-D -- Notes -- Pt. 14: The meaning of Hollywood -- The content of films, 1946-1960 -- The problem film and movie influence -- The movies psychoanalyzed -- The American movie audience -- The growth of the "art" movie -- The meaning of Hollywood -- Hollywood: the dream factory -- Hollywood and the American image abroad -- Special studies -- Notes -- Pt. 15: The decline of control -- The HUAC hearings, 1947-1952 -- The code under attack -- Ruth Inglis's Freedom of the movies -- Changes in the Code -- The fight against censorship: The miracle -- Decision -- Censorship defeated -- The Times case -- The demise of the Code -- The moon is blue v. the Code -- The move to classification -- Special studies -- Notes -- Pt. 16: The uncertain future -- The state of the industry -- Hollywood international -- Hollywood and television -- The "new" Hollywood -- The attempt to classify -- The new freedom -- The Supreme Court's indecision -- The public and the movies -- The black films -- The movies today -- The discovery of the movies -- Notes
Control code
1735402
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xx, 518 pages
Isbn
9780316473705
Lccn
75032411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)327184
Label
Film : the democratic art, Garth Jowett ; for the American Film Institute
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 487-505
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The agents of change; the changing face of America -- Pt. 1: The recreation revolution -- The new "mass" media -- Recreation and entertainment at the turn of the century -- The development of recreational activity -- Notes -- Pt. 2: Enter the movies! -- The search for pictorial realism -- The origins of an industry -- The first motion picture audiences -- The content of early motion pictures -- Special studies and statistics -- Notes -- Pt. 3: The development of an industry, 1909-1918 -- Integration of the movie industry -- The star system -- The feature film -- The motion picture palace -- The content of motion pictures, 1909-1918 -- The movies and the first world war -- Notes -- Pt. 4: The initial response -- Progressivism and the movies -- The moral and social issues -- The child and the motion picture -- The motion picture and health -- Movie morals and manners -- The motion picture in education and religion -- The motion picture as symbol -- The movies in print -- The Birth of a Nation controversy -- Notes -- Pt. 5: The movies censored -- The first attempts at motion picture censorship -- Local or municipal censorship -- State censorship -- The Supreme Court decision of 1915 -- Federal censorship and regulation -- The Seabury proposal -- The national board of review -- The uniform standards problem -- The fight against censorship -- Notes -- Pt. 6: The social setting for control, 1918-1930 -- The child, movies and crime -- Education and the motion picture problem -- The community and the motion picture -- The industry retreats -- Notes -- Pt. 7: The Hays office, 1922-1933 -- The Hays office and censorship -- The Hays office and public relations -- The open door -- The federal motion picture council -- Women's organizations and the motion picture industry -- The Hays office--success or failure? -- Notes -- Pt. 8: The industrial setting for control, 1920-1933 -- The content of American films, 1922-1933 -- The coming of sound -- Prohibition and the motion picture audience, 1919-1936 -- The criticism of sound films -- Industry developments and the critics -- Block-booking -- Block-booking: an evaluation -- The American film abroad -- The "Great American Art" -- Notes -- Pt. 9: Social science and the motion picture -- The Toledo study -- Social science, delinquency and the movies -- The Pitkin "Formula", 1931 -- The Mitchell study, 1929 -- The Payne fund studies, 1933 -- Notes -- Pt. 10: The motion picture controlled -- The attempt at self-regulation -- The motion picture production code -- Attempts at local control -- The NRA code, 1933-1935 -- The Catholic legion of decency -- The success of the legion of decency -- The machinery of the legion -- The response of the industry -- Notes -- Pt. 11: America at the movies, 1930-1941 -- The movies as recreation -- Margaret Thorp's America at the movies -- Leo Rosten's Hollywood -- The movies as influence -- The movies as educator -- The consent decree (1940) -- The controlled motion picture -- Special studies -- Notes -- Part 12: Hollywood goes to war, 1939-1945 -- The movies enter politics -- The movies as propaganda -- The movies at war, 1942-1945 -- The movies and morale -- The "beachhead bijou" -- Movies on the home front -- The movies' contribution: an evaluation -- The "why we fight" films -- The movies and "world understanding" -- The movies in the postwar period -- Hollywood and World War II: an assessment -- Notes -- Pt. 13: The decline of an institution -- The broken promise -- The audience examined -- The state of the industry, 1946-1950 -- Television and the motion picture industry -- The impact of television: a statistical analysis -- The drive-in theater -- The industry fights back -- Epics, wide-screen, and 3-D -- Notes -- Pt. 14: The meaning of Hollywood -- The content of films, 1946-1960 -- The problem film and movie influence -- The movies psychoanalyzed -- The American movie audience -- The growth of the "art" movie -- The meaning of Hollywood -- Hollywood: the dream factory -- Hollywood and the American image abroad -- Special studies -- Notes -- Pt. 15: The decline of control -- The HUAC hearings, 1947-1952 -- The code under attack -- Ruth Inglis's Freedom of the movies -- Changes in the Code -- The fight against censorship: The miracle -- Decision -- Censorship defeated -- The Times case -- The demise of the Code -- The moon is blue v. the Code -- The move to classification -- Special studies -- Notes -- Pt. 16: The uncertain future -- The state of the industry -- Hollywood international -- Hollywood and television -- The "new" Hollywood -- The attempt to classify -- The new freedom -- The Supreme Court's indecision -- The public and the movies -- The black films -- The movies today -- The discovery of the movies -- Notes
Control code
1735402
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xx, 518 pages
Isbn
9780316473705
Lccn
75032411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)327184

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