With authorit, and wit, Ethan Mordden explores American film and filmmakers in a crucial decade, the 1960s--the decade in which the way Hollywood made moviews and the way audiences perceived them were transformed--showing readers how film reflected, rather than gilded everyday life. 60 photographs.
Hardcover, 301 pages
September 19th 1990
(first published 1990)
Maddening. Mordden's prose is brilliant but what he has to say beggars belief. Needs fact checking and a second draft. This feels like it was written on commission by a clever hack. The copy I have has remainder marks all over it. I am not surprised.