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Screening out the past : the birth of mass culture and the motion picture industry / Lary May.


New York : Oxford University Press, 1980.
ISBN 9780195027624, 0195027620

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Subjects Cinéma -- Aspect social -- États-Unis.
Culture in motion pictures.
Culture populaire -- États-Unis.
Filmkunst.
Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- United States.
Motion pictures -- Social aspects.
Populaire cultuur.
Popular culture -- United States.
Popular culture.
United States.
Description xv, 304 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Contents The backdrop : Victorian American and amusements -- Through a lens darkly : the decline of progress -- Rescuing the family : urban progressivism and modern leisure -- Apocalyptic cinema : D.W. Griffith and the aesthetics of reform -- Revitalization : Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, and the new personality, 1914-1918 -- You are the star : the evolution of the theater palace, 1908-1929 -- The new frontier : "Hollywood," 1914-1920 -- Politics dissolved : Cecil B. DeMille and the consumer ideal, 1918-1929 -- Epilogue -- Appendix 1 : Historiography and new sources -- Appendix 2 : Tables.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6086458
(OCoLC)ocm06086458
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WorldCat Identities May, Lary.
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