On December 8, 1967 Time magazine put Bonnie and Clyde on its cover and announced, "The New Cinema: Violence Sex Art." The following decade has long been celebrated as a golden age in American film history. In this innovative study, Peter Krmer offers a systematic discussion of the biggest hits of the period (including The Graduate 1967, The Exorcist 1973 and Jaws 1975). He relates the distinctive features of these hits to changes in the film industry, in its audiences and in American society at large.
- Publication Date:
- 06 / 09 / 2013