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Stereoscopic Cinema & the Origins of 3-D Film, 1838–1952

Ray Zone

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124612
eISBN:
9780813134796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124612.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Though it may come as a surprise to both cinema lovers and industry professionals who believe that 3-D film was born in the early 1950s, stereoscopic cinema actually began in 1838. It occurred more ... More


Emerging Stylistic Norms in CinemaScope: Genre and Authorship in the Films of Otto Preminger, Nicholas Ray, Frank Tashlin, and Douglas Sirk

Harper Cossar

in Letterboxed: The Evolution of Widescreen Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126517
eISBN:
9780813135618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126517.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the auteurist films of the 1950s and determines what norms emerged in light of the new aesthetic challenges that widescreen presented. The 20th Century Fox debuted CinemaScope ... More


New Media, Digitextuality, and Widescreen

Harper Cossar

in Letterboxed: The Evolution of Widescreen Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126517
eISBN:
9780813135618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126517.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines online and video gaming texts that use widescreen-esque views in an effort to reproduce cinematic qualities and thus present their products in terms of highbrow consumption ... More


Conclusion: The Irrelevance of Controversial Culture

RAYMOND J. HABERSKI

in Freedom to Offend: How New York Remade Movie Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124292
eISBN:
9780813134918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124292.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the need to be able to recognize and dismiss gratuitous controversy that shocks the public without asking much from it other than to be shocked. It further states that people ... More


Frenzy

Frank Noack

in Veit Harlan: The Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167008
eISBN:
9780813167794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167008.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with the completion of Harlan’s last two Nazi-era films, Opfergang and Kolberg, during 1943 and 1944. Joseph Goebbels finds Harlan’s aesthetics outdated and his use of heavenly ... More


Poetic License, Bullshit: Bullets Over Broadway

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Allen’s conflicted attitudes toward the aesthetic are very much on display in this 1996 comedy/drama. David Shayne is a playwright who believes that his art prevails over all other theatrical ... More


Let’s Just Live It: Woody Allen in the 1990s

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

An overview of Allen’s 1990s films, this chapter also summarizes the book’s recurring argument about Allen’s ambivalent attitude toward the art that he obsessively creates and the issue of cynicism ... More


How We Choose to Distort It: Deconstructing Harry

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

There is nothing heroic or redemptive about Harry Bloch’s literary art: a former lover whose erotic experience with him Harry has plumbed for his latest novel calls him a “black magician” and his ... More


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