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Gray, Timothy M
Variety : an illustrated history of the world from the most important magazine in Hollywood / written by Tim Gray ; foreword by Martin Scorsese ; introduction by Brian Gott ; [with contributions by Steven Bochco ... [et al.]]
Alternate Title Illustrated history of the world from the most important magazine in Hollywood
Alternate (uniform) Title Variety (New York, N.Y.)
New York, NY : Rizzoli, 2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PN2000.V3 G739 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Variety (New York, N.Y.) -- History
Subject(s) Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century
History in popular culture
Physical Description 320 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm
Summary "Variety is not only a fascinating look at the history of entertainment as reported by the world's most highly-regarded commentator of show business news, it is also a history of American popular culture, and a record of the influence and confluence of art, life, and Hollywood. Illustrated with hundreds of front pages, articles, and new and archival photographs spanning Variety's more-than-century old archives, it includes personal anecdotes written exclusively for this book by a host of well-regarded artists. Variety is a decade-by-decade documentation of the seminal moments in history, including how pop culture reflected and responded to such pivotal moments in time as audiences' move from vaudeville houses to movie theaters, the sinking of the Titanic, the invention of the summer blockbuster, global politics, war, the moon landing, technological advances and the ever-changing social mores that were both reflected by and influenced the world"--Jacket
Alternate Author Bochco, Steven
Scorsese, Martin
Gott, Brian

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