Rock 'n' film : cinema's dance with popular music /

"For two decades after the mid-1950s, biracial popular music played a fundamental role in progressive social movements on both sides of the Atlantic. Balancing rock's capacity for utopian popular cultural empowerment with its usefulness for the capitalist media industries, Rock 'N...

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Main Author: James, David E., 1945-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: rock 'n' film
  • Absolute beginnings : Blackboard jungle
  • Jukebox musicals
  • Dirty stars : Jayne Mansfield and Kenneth Anger
  • Rock 'n' roll noir : Elvis before the army
  • Sunshine Elvis : The devil in disguise
  • Back in the UK : the English Elvises
  • The Beatles I : Richard Lester and A hard day's night
  • The Beatles II : next morning
  • Toward documentary : bringing it all back home
  • D.A. Pennebaker : documentary from folk to folk rock and rock
  • Utopia and its discontents : from Woodstock to Message to love
  • The Rolling Stones : the greatest rock 'n' film band in the world
  • Mick Jagger, demon brother
  • Rock 'n' film crisis : The Rolling Stones in the United States
  • Back to black : soul
  • And white : country music
  • Rock 'n roll suicide film.