The Importance of Hollywood in the 1950s Using 2 research sources from the library’s databases, discuss the importance of 50’s films intended for the teenage/youth audience.
As a specific example, discuss Rebel without a Cause (1955). The movies of the 1950s are sometimes overshadowed by the iconic cinema of the 1960s and 70s. However, it would be a mistake to assume that the 1950s were without monumentally important films. Major developments took place in the cinema of the 1950s, including an increase in the popularity of global cinema, new approaches to acting and narrative storytelling, and the rise of groundbreaking directors like Billy Wilder, Alfred Hitchcock, and John Ford.