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Author Waterman, David, 1947-

Title Hollywood's road to riches / David Waterman.

Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  384.830973 WATE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 393 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : American success -- 1. The players -- 2. Television : a parting of the ways -- 3. The pay media : a shower of money -- 4. Controlling the release sequence -- 5. Rising American dominance -- 6. What has Hollywood done with the money? -- 7. Hollywood's digital future -- App. A. Market shares of domestic box office/rentals and video revenues -- App. B. Stability of world theatrical rentals, 1948-1975 -- App. C. U.S. distributor revenue by source -- App. D. Prices, distributor revenue, and viewing estimates, 1948, 1975, and 2002 -- App. E. Video windows, 1988-2002 -- App. F. Comparative analysis of movie industries and trade in the United States and the EUJ5 countries, statistical data, 1950-2003 -- App. G. Determinants of U.S. box office market shares in the EUJ5, 1950-2003 -- App. H. Movie production costs and animated movie data -- App. I. Motion picture industry employment -- App. J. Credits analysis, top ten movies, 1971 and 2001 -- App. K. Movie genre analysis.
Subject Motion picture industry -- United States.
Motion pictures -- Economic aspects -- United States.
ISBN 0674019458 (alk. paper)