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"The American New Wave of Cinema," aka: "New Hollywood" (mid 1960's to early 1980's)

by CinemaHouse Productions
Films 195
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New generations of filmmakers were able to express their visual ideas on film. Classical Hollywood was declining and rapidly losing money, studios also being sold out to large corporations without any firm knowledge of filmmaking. Studios were merely making films for commercial success, yet for directors of Old Hollywood, such as Alfred Hitchcock, Howard Hawks, John Ford, Orson Welles, and Charlie Chaplin (who were able to make their art despite Hollywood’s satisfaction) wanted desperately to engage the younger generation to keep making films and encourage them not endured the high profit commercialism that was dominating...


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