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Reforming Hollywood : how American Protestants fought for freedom at the movies

Author: William D Romanowski
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William D Romanowski
ISBN: 9780195387841 0195387848
OCLC Number: 754105638
Description: xv, 298 pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Reforming the movies: what could possibly go wrong? --
The Federal Council of Churches enters the frame --
Putting a Presbyterian in charge of Hollywood --
On the trail of the serpent: Will Hays and the Protestant crusade --
Protestants and Hollywood at the crossroads --
The worst that could happen: a Catholic legion of "decency" --
One foot in Hollywood: the Protestant Film Commission --
Movie consulting, Protestant style --
High noon in the Broadcasting and Film Commission --
And the winner is: the Protestant film awards --
No longer a dirty word: this film will now be rated --
A changing of the guard --
The curious case of evangelicals.
Responsibility: William D. Romanowski.
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William Romanowski is fair-minded, has a fascinating story to tell, and tells it well Tom Aitken, Times Literary Supplement [a] thorough, fact-filled account of the interaction between Protestantism Read more...

 
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