March 25th lecture

March 25th lecture - Roger Corman • Can make low budget...

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March 25 th  lecture 16:54 Movies People love to goto movies Self censorship Hollywood hired Will Hayes, a moralizing man o Hayes code- what you can and cannot put in a Hollywood film Homosexuality could not say a person was gay Sex- cant talk about it especially unmarried people o People found ways to get around the hayes code 1940s US v Paramount forced companies to invest in all parts of movie chains o studios made dozen of films vertical integration 3 major implications o 1 increased freedom for directors and stars no longer subject to long contracts, more mobility, make more money o 2. Rise of independent films supported by studios but instead of studios controlling market, it has  different parts o 3. Foreign films now have access to US markets o Post war baby boom- late 50s through 60s Hollywood
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Has no idea whats happening with baby boom generation
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Unformatted text preview: Roger Corman • Can make low budget movies, cannot go over budget • Market them in drive ins • Paying so little to make movies-charges less money o Revenue goes up Easy Rider- movie • Opening credit o Very common opening credits Using very popular song which fit movie perfectly and using that song while names are coming on screen Golden era- 1967 • New kind of movies • People started to watch more movies because it relates to peoples lives • Makes lots of money • Late 1960s get rid of the Hayes code o NEW rating system which is a form of self censorship Two movies changed the Old paradigm • Jaws and star wars o Makes lots of money o Steven spielberg directs it Pulp Fiction changes everything • Find an audience that other movies are missing • 16:54 16:54...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2009 for the course GEOL 002 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '09 term at GWU.

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