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Author Shary, Timothy, 1967- author.

Title Fade to gray : aging in American cinema / Timothy Shary and Nancy McVittie.

Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2016.
©2016.

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 UniM Bail  791.43654 SHAR    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Physical description xiv, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes filmography (pages 205-224), bibliographical references (pages 233-254), and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Generational Conflict in Prewar Hollywood Film 19 -- Elder Depictions in Early Cinema and the Silent Era 20 -- Neediest among Us 28 -- Solid Pillars in Unstable Times 33 -- Elders in the Nuclear Era 40 -- Chapter 2 Sensational Specter of Aging 49 -- An Audience Lost 51 -- Formation of "Adult Films" 55 -- Competing for the Adult Market 58 -- Gender and Generation in Melodrama 69 -- Chapter 3 Horrific and the Hilarious 77 -- Horror of Aging 79 -- Elder Exploitation in Youth Films 88 -- Elder Kitsch at Its Limits 93 -- Chapter 4 Emergence of the Elder Odyssey 105 -- Road to a Subgenre of Penultimate Quests 108 -- Elder Odyssey in Expansion 117 -- Investigating and Evading 124 -- Road from Here 132 -- Chapter 5 Repression and Release of Old Romance 138 -- May-December Romance as a Genre Device 143 -- Calmly Increasing Honesty 148 -- Elder Romance Matures 158 -- Life Left in Love 168 -- Chapter 6 Deceptions and Delusions of Elder Death 174 -- Early Elder Death 177 -- Death Gets Darker 185 -- Elder Legacies 190.
Other author McVittie, Nancy, 1980- author.
Subject Aging in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- United States.
ISBN 9780292717794
0292717792
9781477310632
1477310630
9781477309728
9781477309735