Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Reforming HollywoodHow American Protestants Fought for Freedom at the Movies$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

William D. Romanowski

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780195387841

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387841.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 21 October 2018

Conclusion

Conclusion

Chapter:
(p.211) Conclusion
Source:
Reforming Hollywood
Author(s):

William D. Romanowski

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387841.003.0014

The Conclusion highlights the extent to which the tension between the industry’s pursuit of profits and the church’s long-standing concern with civil liberties and the public welfare was at the forefront of the struggle that Protestants waged over the movies. The events traced in this narrative can be interpreted as part of a struggle to establish an autonomous institutional status for motion pictures, a progression that, like theater and the other arts, involved church, government, legal, and other institutions. It also points out that the media landscape has changed considerably in recent decades and there are many issues that will have to be addressed in an age of high-tech communication.

Keywords:   profits, civil liberites, public welfare, Protestants, high-tech communication

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .