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Researched at ARSC  |  2012 – 2013

A wide variety of publications about film, television, new media and other subjects have been researched at the Archive Research and Study Center (ARSC) at UCLA.

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Tashlinesque: The Hollywood Comedies of Frank Tashlin

By Ethan de Seife

Col. William N. Selig, the Man Who Invented Hollywood

By Andrew A. Erish

Hollywood's African American Films: The Transition to Sound

By Ryan Friedman

Detecting Women: Gender and the Hollywood Detective Film

By Philippa Gates

The Rise of Spanish-Language Filmmaking: Out from Hollywood's Shadow, 1929-1939

By Lisa Jarvinen

Hollywood 1938, Motion Pictures' Greatest Year

By Catherine Jurca

Global Families: A History of Asian International Adoption in America

By Catherine Ceniza Choy

Lew Ayres: Hollywood's Conscientious Objector

By Lesley L. Coffin


Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman

By Mark Cohen


Single Season Sitcoms, 1948-1979: A Complete Guide

By Bob Leszczak

Maureen O'Hara: The Biography

By Aubrey Malone

Cinematic Appeals: The Experience of New Movie Technologies

By Ariel Rogers

Hollywood Enigma: Dana Andrews

By Carl Rollyson

Gloria Swanson: The Ultimate Star

By Stephen Michael Shearer

Hollywood Cinema and the Real Los Angeles

By Mark Shiel


Saying It With Songs

By Katherine Spring

Mary Wickes: I Know I've Seen That Face Before

By Steve Taravella

Hollywood Before Glamour: Fashion in American Silent Film

By Michelle Tolini Finamore

Caesar in the USA

By Maria Wyke

Moving Color: Early Film, Mass Culture, Modernism

By Joshua Yumibe


Color and the Moving Image: History, Theory, Aesthetics, Archive

Edited by Simon Brown, Sarah Street, Liz Watkins




Persistently Displaced: Situated Knowledges and Interrelated Histories in
'The Spook Who Sat by the Door'

By Samantha N. Sheppard

Holding the Center: Images of Urbanity on Television in Los Angeles, 1950-1970

By Michan Andrew Connor

Dorothy Arzner's Talkies: Gender, Technologies of Voice, and the Modern Sensorium

By Sara Bryant