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Los Angeles Before Hollywood

Journalism and American Film Culture, 1905 to 1915

Författare
Jan Olsson

Förlag / Utgivare
National Library of Sweden

Beskrivning

This study provides a meticulous account of the reception and regulation of cinema in the United States during a decade of upheaval, transition, and industrial consolidation that affected all aspects of film culture. Written in close dialogue with contemporary journalism, the volume focuses on Los Angeles film culture from 1905 to 1915. The study discusses exhibition practices, regulatory efforts and reforms, the critical role of women in all areas of film culture, and the burgeoning movement of film journalism that pivoted around the feature format and serial films. Jan Olsson makes an important contribution to both film history and urban studies on the Progressive Era as it took place within a multiethnic city predicated on Midwestern sensibilities.

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Detaljer

  • Typ:
    Bok (övrigt vetenskapligt)
  • Publicerad:
    2008
  • Förlag / Utgivare:
  • Språk:
    Engelska
  • ISBN:
    9789188468062
  • Upplaga:
    1st
  • Sidor:
    479

Om författaren

Jan Olsson

Jan Olsson (born 1952 in Helsingborg) is a Swedish film scholar, professor of cinema studies and former head of department at Stockholm University. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Southern California, UCLA, Northwestern Unive... Läs vidare

Referens

Olsson, J. (2008). Los Angeles Before Hollywood: Journalism and American Film Culture, 1905 to 1915. Stockholm: National Library of Sweden.