The Star System: Hollywood's Production of Popular Identities (Short Cuts)

The Star System: Hollywood's Production of Popular Identities (Short Cuts)

Paul McDonald


Looks on the improvement and altering association of the megastar approach within the American movie undefined. Tracing the recognition of celebrity performers from the early "cinema of sights" to the net universe, Paul McDonald explores the ways that Hollywood has made and bought its stars. via targeting specific historic classes, case stories of Mary Pickford, Bette Davis, James Cagney, Julia Roberts, Tom Cruise, and may Smith illustrate the foremost stipulations influencing the big name method in silent cinema, the studio period and the hot Hollywood.

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