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Author Waterman, David, 1947-

Title Hollywood's road to riches / David Waterman
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (393 pages) : illustrations
Contents American success -- The players -- Television: a parting of the ways -- The pay media: a shower of money -- Controlling the release sequence -- Rising American dominance -- What has Hollywood done with the money? -- Hollywood's digital future -- Appendixes: Market shares of domestic box office/rentals and video revenues -- Stability of world theatrical rentals, 1948-1975 -- U.S. Distributor revenue by source -- Prices, distributor revenue, and viewing estimates, 1948, 1975, and 2002 -- Video windows, 1988-2002 -- Comparative analysis of movie industries and trade in the United States and the EUJ5 countries, statistical data, 1950-2003 -- Determinants of U.S. box office market shares in the EUJ5, 1950-2003 -- Movie production costs and animated movie data -- Motion picture industry employment -- Credits analysis, top ten movies, 1971-2001 -- Movie genre analysis
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-381) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Motion picture industry -- United States.
Motion pictures -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005046300
ISBN 0674044924 (electronic bk.)
9780674044920 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)