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1960an dan 1970an menandai zaman keemasan film B independen, yang dibuat di luar studio-studio film besar. Karena tekanan penyensoran meningkat pada awal 1960an, akhir industri film Amerika berbiaya rendah makin menginkorporasikan penyusutan unsur-unsur seksual dan kekerasan yang telah lama diasosiasikan dengan film eksploitasi.


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  • B-movie Italian-language Wikipedia entry covering the term's use in the Italian film industry
  • "What Exactly Is a B-Movie?" essay by B-Movie Central's Duane L. Martin, focusing on 1960s and 1970s exploitation styles