© 1994

Ideology and Cinematography in Hollywood, 1930–39


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Mike Cormack
    Pages 1-8
  3. Mike Cormack
    Pages 9-26
  4. Mike Cormack
    Pages 77-92
  5. Mike Cormack
    Pages 93-107
  6. Mike Cormack
    Pages 108-122
  7. Mike Cormack
    Pages 123-137
  8. Mike Cormack
    Pages 138-151
  9. Mike Cormack
    Pages 152-153
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 154-170

About this book


Hollywood films of the 1930s are frequently treated as if they all conformed to one cinematographic style. This book shows that this was not the case and describes the various stylistic changes in the use of the camera and lighting which took place during the decade. These changes did not, of course, occur in a vacuum and the ideological conditions in which the films were made is shown to be a crucial factor in explaining these changes.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of StirlingUK

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