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Almost Hollywood, nearly New Orleans : the lure of the local film economy /

Vicki Mayer.

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Author: Mayer, Vicki
Vernacular: Early in the twenty-first century, Louisiana, one of the poorest states in the United States, redirected millions in tax dollars from the public coffers in an effort to become the top location site globally for the production of Hollywood films and television series. Why would lawmakers support such a policyWhy would citizens accept the polісуђ́ةs uncomfortable effects on their economy and cultureAlmost Hollywood, Nearly New Orleans addresses these questions through a study of the local and everyday experiences of the film economy in New Orleans, Louisianађ́ؤa city that has twice taken the mantle of becoming a movie production capital. From the silent era to todауђ́ةs Hollywood South, Vicki Mayer explains that the aura of a film economy is inseparable from a prevailing sense of home, even as it changes that place irrevocably.
Published: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017]
Topics: Motion picture industry - Louisiana - New Orleans. | Film, TV and radio. | History. | Humanities. | The arts. | PERFORMING ARTS - Film & Video - General.
Regions: Louisiana - New Orleans.
Genres: Electronic books.
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