Film History

Easy Riders, Raging Bulls
The Genius of the System: Hollywood Filmmaking in the Studio Era
Shock Value: How a Few Eccentric Outsiders Gave Us Nightmares, Conquered Hollywood, and Invented Modern Horror
Complicated Women: Sex and Power in Pre-Code Hollywood
Spike, Mike, Slackers, & Dykes: A Guided Tour Across a Decade of American Independent Cinema
Past Imperfect: History According to the Movies
Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film
A History of Narrative Film
Without Lying Down: Screenwriter Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early Hollywood
As If!: The Oral History of Clueless as told by Amy Heckerling and the Cast and Crew
Final Cut: Art, Money, and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate, the Film that Sank United Artists
Adventures in the Screen Trade
Making Movies

John P. Harty Jr.
The colonial films of the golden age of Hollywood were a clear proclamation of the Consensus historians' interpretation of the facts. These motion pictures encouraged audiences to believe that our nation could overcome all obstacles to its growth and defend itself against any future foreign aggression.
John P. Harty Jr., The Cinematic Challenge: Filming Colonial America