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Title Film censorship : regulating America's screen / Sheri Chinen Biesen.
Author Biesen, Sheri Chinen, 1962- author.
Publication London : Wallflower, [2018]
Copyright date ©2018
Description vii, 163 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Call # 363.3109 B
Series Short cuts: introductions to film studies ; 67
Short cuts (London, England) ; 67.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-157) and index.
Contents Pre-Code era -- Enforcing the motion picture production code -- Post-war developments -- Pushing the envelope: the demise of the Code censorship -- Epilogue: The post-PCA legacy of censorship.
Summary This concise overview provides a survey from the "pre-Code" years and classic "golden age" to contemporary Hollywood censorship. It draws extensively on primary archival research to unveil the fascinating behind-the-scenes history of film censorship, exploring how Hollywood responded to censorial constraints on screen content in a changing cultural and industrial landscape.
Subject Motion pictures -- Censorship -- United States -- History.
Motion pictures -- Censorship. (OCoLC)fst01027303
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Alt Title Regulating America's screen
ISBN 0231183135

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