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Joseph McBride

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780813142623

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.001.0001

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The Business of Movies

The Business of Movies

(p.34) 5 The Business of Movies
Hawks on Hawks

Joseph McBride

University Press of Kentucky

This chapter discusses the correlation between Hawks’ personal taste in films and the commercial success of films. He describes the editing and producing films as well as the economics of filmmaking—distribution, unions, previewing, concerns about running time, and cutting scenes. He also comments on filmmaking today.

Keywords:   Commercial success, Editing, Producing, Economics of filmmaking and distribution, Unions, Previewing, Running time, Cutting scenes, comedy

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