In Hollywood terms, the director of the stylish horror films Frankenstein , Bride of Frankenstein , and The Invisible Man and the version of Show Boat already had been dead for sixteen years, the length of his retirement from making feature films. Sixteen years is an epoch in Hollywood: that period had seen such tumultuous developments as the government-ordered divorce of studios from their theater chains, the rise of television, and the gradual dominance of color and the wide screen.
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Open Secret: Gay Hollywood David Ehrenstein. Publisher: William Morrow , This specific ISBN edition is currently not available. View all copies of this ISBN edition:. Synopsis About this title Hollywood isn't just a place or an industry -- it's a fantasy that unfolds in the minds of moviegoers the world over.
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