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Film

Christopher Gair

in The American Counterculture

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print February 2007 | ISBN: 9780748619887
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748671137 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619887.003.0011
Film

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In the concluding chapter, the focus remains on Hollywood representations of the counterculture. The chapter suggests, however, that from the mid-1960s, many counterculture-inflected actors, directors and producers shape far more nuanced representations of the counterculture than had occurred in the 1950s. While the chapter’s focus is on Woodstock, Deliverance and Easy Rider, attention is also paid to independent filmmaking by Sam Brakhage, Andy Warhol and others.

Keywords: Hollywood; Woodstock; New York Newsreel; Jimi Hendrix; Students for a Democratic Society; Weather Underground; Deliverance; Easy Rider

Chapter.  8978 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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