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White-Painted Lady: The 1950s Celluloid Princess

M. Elise Marubbio

in Killing the Indian Maiden: Images of Native American Women in Film

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124148
eISBN:
9780813134710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124148.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the Celluloid Princess during the 1950s. She is now depicted as a beautiful young maiden who embraces the white hero and symbolizes the best of Indian culture and the ... More


Creating a Mood: Pars pro toto

Jan-Christopher Horak

in Saul Bass: Anatomy of Film Design

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147185
eISBN:
9780813154787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147185.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Bauhaus and Gestalt aesthetics influenced Saul Bass’s art, and this was most visible in his film posters, which often reduced a film’s narrative content to a single iconic image. These logos achieved ... More


Exile

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/9780813167008.003.0025
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Harlan’s willingness to accept artistically inferior assignments only because they allow him to work outside Germany. Large parts of Die blaue Stunde (The blue hour, 1953) are ... More


Don’t Be Too Quick to Dismiss Them: Authorship and the Westerns of Delmer Daves

Andrew Patrick Nelson

in ReFocus: The Films of Delmer Daves

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403016
eISBN:
9781474422031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403016.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Andrew Patrick Nelson offers a revaluation of Broken Arrow, which is often credited with helping to inaugurate a cycle of ‘pro-Indian’ Westerns featuring more sympathetic and even heroic portrayals ... More


Japanese Documentary Cinema: Reality and its Discontents

Adam Bingham

in Contemporary Japanese Cinema Since Hana-Bi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748683734
eISBN:
9781474412162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683734.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at post-millennial non-fiction from Japan, a genre not considered in any detail in English language criticism. It considers the lineage of significant documentary films and ... More


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