Hollywood Cloning

The original movement of Hollywood sequels, prequels, remakes and spin offs which has its genesis in the 1970’s (but dates even further back) inspired this piece in the July-August 1978 issue of American Film. It discusses film recycling in the ’70s and traces its origins back to the earliest days of film making in America. Looking at current trends, since ‘To Be Continued Next Week is nearly as old as the art form itself’, Hollywood seems to have overdosed on this phenomenon.

Read the complete article here in American Film magazine.

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