Culture shock

Publication Details Click to collapse Cite/Export

  • Creator WGBH Educational Foundation
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication [U.S.] : PBS [distributor], [2000] ©2000
  • Physical Details
    • 4 videocassettes : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide (40 pages : illustrations ; 22 x 28 cm)
  • OCLC ocm43578363
  • Credits
    • Hollywood censored: writer, producer, director, David Espar ; co-director, editor, Robert Marshall. The devil's music: writers, producers, directors, Maria Agui Carter, Calvin A. Lindsay, Jr. Born to trouble: producer, director, Jill Janows ; writers, Jill Janows, Leslie Lee. The shock of the nude: writer, producer, Richard P. Rogers


  • Series of four documentaries explores why particular works or forms of art became (and some remain) controversial, gives points of view on the effects of the arts on individuals and on society, and addresses censorship, and education. Each also is a self-contained documentary that analyzes the particular form or work and presents the cultural milieu in which it was created.


  • VHS.


  • [1]. Hollywood censored : movies, morality & the Production Code (57 min.) -- [2]. The devil's music : 1920s jazz (56 min.) -- [3]. Born to trouble : Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [includes school controversy at Cherry Hill, N.J.] (87 min.) -- [4]. The shock of the nude : Manet's Olympia (57 min.)
Checking the Web...