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Orienting Hollywood: A Century of Film Culture between Los Angeles and Bombay

Nitin Govil

Abstract

With American cinema facing intense technological and financial challenges both at home and abroad, and with Indian media looking to globalize, there have been numerous high-profile institutional connections between Hollywood and Bombay cinema in the past few years. Many accounts have proclaimed India's transformation in a relatively short period from a Hollywood outpost to a frontier of opportunity. This book moves beyond the conventional popular wisdom that Hollywood and Bombay cinema have only recently become intertwined because of economic priorities, instead uncovering a longer history of ... More

Keywords: American cinema, Indian media, Hollywood, Bombay cinema, India

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780814785874
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814785874.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nitin Govil, author