A New Pot of Gold: Hollywood under the Electronic Rainbow, by Stephen Prince

By Stephen Prince

Dealing with an monetary difficulty within the Nineteen Eighties, the Hollywood moved boldly to regulate the ancillary markets of videotape, video disk, pay-cable and pay-per-view, and the foremost studios stumbled on themselves certain for acquisition by means of worldwide media and communications businesses. This quantity examines the decade's transformation that took Hollywood from the creation of theatrical movie to media software.Some of the flicks mentioned during this quantity include:PlatoonDo the correct ThingBlue VelvetDinerE.T.BatmanBody warmth

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It is obvious that some things happened to Keynes in the crossing of the Atlantic. Colander and Landreth’s book makes it clear that one thing that happened was that a fairly anecdotal retelling of what Keynes may have been saying in Cambridge was transported into a world in which economists had become government bureaucrats, organizing an economy during a massive war and worrying all the while about the Depression that might yet return. Is it any wonder that “Keynesian economics” came to be about fiscal policy?

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