Boom and Bust traces the movie industry through the momentous decade of the 1940s. It discusses changes in the structure of the studio system - including the shift to independent production - and the dominant stars, genres, and production trends through the period.
|Publication date:||10th November 1999|
|Publisher:||University of California Press|
|Categories:||Cinema industry, History: specific events & topics,|
Thomas Schatz is Philip G. Warner Professor of Communication at the University of Texas, Austin. His previous books include The Genius of the System: Hollywood Filmmaking in the Studio Era (1996) and Hollywood Film Genres (1980). He is a regular contributor to various television programs on film, including the PBS series The American Cinema.More About Thomas Schatz