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Film industry (United States)



  • Christopher Ames, Movies about the movies : Hollywood reflected. University Press of Kentucky, 1997.
  • George F. Custen, Twentieth Century's Fox: Darryl F. Zanuck and the Culture of Hollywood. New York: BasicBooks, 1997. ISBN 0-465-07619-X
  • Bordwell, David, Janet Staiger, Kristin Thompson. The Classical Hollywood Cinema. New York: Columbia University Press, 1985.
  • Carr, Steven Alan. Hollywood and anti-semitism : a cultural history up to World War II. Cambridge Univ. Press, 2001.
  • Fernett, Gene. American Film Studios: An Historical Encyclopedia. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1988. ISBN 0-7864-1325-5
  • Friedrich, Otto. City of Nets: A Portrait of Hollywood in the 1940s. New York: Harper & Row, 1986. ISBN 0-06-015626-0
  • Gabler, Neal. An empire of their own : how the Jews invented Hollywood. New York : Crown Publishers, 1988.
  • Haskell, Molly. From reverence to rape : the treatment of women in the movies. 2. ed., Univ. of Chicago Pr., 1987.
  • LaSalle, Mick. Complicated Women: Sex and Power in Pre-Code Hollywood. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2000. ISBN 0-312-25207-2
  • Mordden, Ethan. The Hollywood Studios: House Style in the Golden Age of the Movies. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. ISBN 0-394-55404-3
  • Prince, Stephen. A New Pot of Gold : Hollywood under the electronic rainbow, 1980 - 1989. (History of the American cinema, vol. 10), New York : Scribner etc., 2000.
  • Rocchio, Vincent F. Reel Racism: Confronting Construction of Afro-American Culture. Westview Press, 2000.
  • Rollins, Peter C. (ed.) Hollywood's Indian : the portrayal of the Native American in film. Univ. Press of Kentucky, 1998.
  • Rosen, Marjorie. Popcorn Venus: Women, Movies & the American Dream. New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1973. ISBN 0-698-10545-1
  • Ross, Steven J. Working class Hollywood : silent film and the shaping of class in America. Princeton University Press, 1998.
  • Rouverol, Jean. Refugees from Hollywood : a journal of the blacklist years. University of New Mexico Press, 2000.
  • Segrave, Kerry. American television abroad : Hollywood's attempt to dominate world television. McFarland, 1998.
  • Sova, Dawn B. Women in Hollywood : from vamp to studio head. New York : Fromm International Publ., 1998.
  • Trumpbour, John. Selling Hollywood to the World: U.S. and European Struggles for Mastery of the Global Film Industry, 1920-1950. Cambridge University Press, 2002.
  • Whitfield, Eileen. Pickford : the woman who made Hollywood. Macfarlane Walter & Ross, 1997.

American Experimental film

  • Rabinovitz, Lauren. Points of resistance : women, power & politics in the New York avant-garde cinema, 1943-71, 2nd edition. University of Illinois Press, 2003.
  • Sitney, P. Adams. Visionary Film: The American Avant-Garde 1943-1978, Second Edition. Oxford University Press, 1979.

American Documentary film

  • Nichols, Bil. Newsreel: documentary filmmaking on the American left. New York : Arno Pr., 1980.
  • Cutler, Janet K., Phyllis Rauch Klotman, eds. Struggles for Representation: African American Documentary Film and Video. Indiana University Press, 2000.

Independent film

  • Biskind, Peter. Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance and the Rise of Independent Film. Bloomsbury, 2005.
  • Merritt, Greg. Celluloid Mavericks: A History of American Independent Film. Thunder's Mouth Press, 2001.