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On Screen Rivals: Cinema and Television in the United States and Britain

Jane Stokes
Format
Book
Published
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Language
English
ISBN
0312227671 (cloth), 031222768X (pbk.)
Contents
  • Introduction: On Screen Rivals and the Meaning of Television 1
  • Part I A Cultural Biography of Television in Britain and the United States
  • 1 Age of Experiment, 1880-1945 17
  • 2 Mature Medium, 1945-Present Day 27
  • Part II Technogenesis of Television: Cinema's On Screen Representation of its Rival
  • 3 Having a Ball in Your Hall: Television in the Musical 59
  • 4 All the Company You Want: Hollywood and the Feminizing of Television 77
  • 5 Jobs for the Boys: British Cinema, the BBC and Commercial Television 93
  • 6 Pop and the Box: Youth, Television, Music and Movies in the 1950s and 1960s 111
  • 7 As Mad As Hell: The Reel World of Television News 131
  • 8 A Fearful Regard: Television in Horror and Science Fiction Films 145
  • 9 Seeing the Funny Side: Television as a Figure of Fun in Popular Comedy 168
  • 10 So, What's the Idea of Television? 187
  • Appendix Annotated Filmography 202.
Description
xv, 237 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
  • Filmography: p. 202-222.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-232) and index.
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