Film 106A POST MIDTERM lecture 1 feb 11

Film 106A POST MIDTERM lecture 1 feb 11 - Film 106A POST...

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Film 106A POST MIDTERM lecture 1 feb 11 Hollywood and World War 2 WWII was biggest years in Hollywood history, tremendous boom for Hollywood, peaked in the year after end of war, 1946 US enters WWII December 1941, end August 1945 Almost all forms of popular entertainment boomed during WW2 Paperback book and comic book developed and boomed, magazines boomed, movies boomed. Hollywood’s Biggest Years: 1941-1946 United Artists basically the one company in Hollywood during this era that was struggling. Long runs o There wasn’t a need to constantly force new films into the theater, they stayed in theaters longer than before Delayed release o If theaters didn’t have topical content, they were often kept on the shelves for years before they were released Troop screenings o Some films were released and shown to the troops at one point and later released to the public. Hollywood Filmmakers at War Many participated in the war, some even enlisted and fought (i.e. Jimmy ____? And
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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2008 for the course FTV 106A taught by Professor Kuntz during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

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