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Carl Theodor Dreyer and Ordet: My Summer with the Danish Filmmaker

Jan Wahl

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136189
eISBN:
9780813141176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136189.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Regarded by many filmmakers and critics as one of the greatest directors in cinema history, Carl Theodor Dreyer (1889-1968) achieved worldwide acclaim after the debut of his masterpiece, The Passion ... More


Prologue

Jeffrey Spivak

in Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126432
eISBN:
9780813135663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126432.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Busby Berkeley was a premier dance director of motion pictures. His originality and sharply-defined style brought him professional acclaim and financial reward. He saved a studio from bankruptcy and ... More


Prologue

Nick Dawson

in Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125381
eISBN:
9780813135267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125381.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Hal Ashby's excitement in his first job as a film director. In the seven months or so since his mentor, Norman Jewison, had told him he would be directing his first film, The ... More


Walsh’s American Scene

Marilyn Ann Moss

in Raoul Walsh: The True Adventures of Hollywood's Legendary Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813133935
eISBN:
9780813135595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813133935.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Raoul Walsh was known as Hollywood's adventurous, often impishly irreverent “one-eyed bandit.” He carved out a career that spanned over half a century and upward of 200 movies—and helped transform ... More


Today’s Movies

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0036
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hawks offers his opinions on modern directors, the newfound explicitness of sex scenes, and his desire to remain involved in the industry.


Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films

Daniel Kremer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165967
eISBN:
9780813166742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165967.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The fifty-seven-year career of Toronto-born film director Sidney J. Furie laughs in the face of monotony, surely ranking among the most fascinating in the history of the industry. Emigrating to ... More


Housemaster

Daniel Kremer

in Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165967
eISBN:
9780813166742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165967.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Furie helms one last major studio production, the Rodney Dangerfield vehicle Ladybugs (1992) before deciding to spend the rest of his career making direct-to-video action pictures in Canada, as a ... More


Some Like It Wilder: The Life and Controversial Films of Billy Wilder

Gene D. Phillips

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125701
eISBN:
9780813135403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125701.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

One of the most accomplished writers and directors of classic Hollywood, Billy Wilder (1906–2002) directed numerous acclaimed films, including Sunset Boulevard (1950), Sabrina (1954), The Seven Year ... More


Thomas Ince: Hollywood's Independent Pioneer

Brian Taves

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134222
eISBN:
9780813135939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134222.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Thomas H. Ince (1880–1924) turned movie-making into a business enterprise. Progressing from actor to director and screenwriter, he revolutionized the motion picture industry through developing the ... More


Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel

Nick Dawson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125381
eISBN:
9780813135267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125381.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hal Ashby (1929–1988) was always an outsider, and as a director he brought an outsider's perspective to Hollywood cinema. After moving to California from a Mormon household in Utah, he created ... More


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