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Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Alan K. Rode

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Michael Curtiz directed some of the greatest American films of the twentieth century but has been largely forgotten. He does not fitthe conventional definition of a cinematic auteur, and many of his ... More


Return of the Undone Woman: Hollywood's Music and the Critical History of Late Romanticism

Peter Franklin

in Seeing Through Music: Gender and Modernism in Classic Hollywood Film Scores

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195383454
eISBN:
9780199897032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383454.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

The engagement with Abbate concludes with a study of cinematic Undone Women (Clément) who are not “triumphant in voice” (as Abbate puts it, referring to opera). Three film women are chosen who are ... More


Postwar Films in the Postwar World

Robert L. McLaughlin and Sally E. Parry

in We’ll Always Have the Movies: American Cinema during World War II

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123868
eISBN:
9780813134840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123868.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Hollywood films made after the end of World War 2. It suggests that these films address the anxiety about the type of country post-war America was becoming while some ... More


Morocco

Rebecca Hillauer

in Encyclopedia of Arab Women Filmakers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774249433
eISBN:
9781936190089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249433.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Rabat is not only the capital of Morocco but also the film metropolis of the country. Terrorist attacks devastated the country for the first time in May 2003. Bomb attacks in Casablanca killed more ... More


Reading subtitles: travelling films meet foreign spectators

Dimitris Eleftheriotis

in Cinematic Journeys: Film and Movement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633128
eISBN:
9780748651269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633128.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

By focusing on subtitles, this chapter maps out and delineates critical positions as they emerge within film theory and ‘world cinema’ in order to investigate their limitations. It proposes an ... More


Selfless Desires: Sacrificial and Self-Fulfilling Service to Others in Casablanca (1942), the Bells of St. Mary's (1945), and the Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)

Maureen Sabine

in Veiled Desires: Intimate Portrayals of Nuns in Postwar Anglo-American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251650
eISBN:
9780823253043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251650.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 1 interrogates the traditional view of nuns as paragons of agape which opens The Bells of St. Mary's. “In the eyes of the world very few even take notice of us, but earthly honors and rewards ... More


Fundamental Things

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter is a comprehensive overview of Casablanca (1942), with a specific focus on Curtiz’s contributions to the most enduringly popular American film. It provides a historical perspective on who ... More


Speaking Melody: Expression is Unvoicing.

Lawrence Kramer

in Expression and Truth: On the Music of Knowledge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273955
eISBN:
9780520953840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273955.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Music associated with words has the capacity to keep on “speaking” them even when the words are absent. The capacity is well known; this chapter develops its implications, which have remained little ... More


Strictly the Movies: Play It Again, Sam

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/9780813167190.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Play It Again, Sam is presented as the introduction to Allen films in its evolution from his Broadway play and in its use of self-conscious dramatic/cinematic tropes to convey the antinomy between ... More


American Cinema of Choice

Reidar Due

in Love in Motion: Erotic Relationships in Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167338
eISBN:
9780231850513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167338.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the Hollywood classical narrative cinema of the 1940s and 1950s. Classical narrative cinema consists of an explicit integration of mise en scène and narrative, character ... More


One World, Big Screen: Hollywood, the Allies, and World War II

M. Todd Bennett

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835746
eISBN:
9781469601465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837467_bennett
Subject:
History, World Modern History

World War II coincided with cinema's golden age. Movies now considered classics were created at a time when all sides in the war were coming to realize the great power of popular films to motivate ... More


Between Feminism and Islam: Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco

Zakia Salime

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816651337
eISBN:
9781452946085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816651337.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

There are two major women’s movements in Morocco: the Islamists who hold sharia as the platform for building a culture of women’s rights, and the feminists who use the United Nations’ framework to ... More


Poetic Kleptomania and Pseudo-Lyricism

Steven C. Ridgely

in Japanese Counterculture: The Antiestablishment Art of Terayama Sh ji

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667529
eISBN:
9781452946801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667529.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter describes how Terayama Shūji plagiarized in a tanka competition as a way to emphasize the validity of adopting the words and ideas of another author. Terayama won the tanka competition ... More


Reversing the Feminist Gains: The Islamist Mass Rally of 2000

Zakia Salime

in Between Feminism and Islam: Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816651337
eISBN:
9781452946085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816651337.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter describes the interactions around the Casablanca Islamist rally of 2000 and examines the way the rally propelled feminist groups to rethink activism in light of the Islamist women’s ... More


Feminism and Islamism Redefined: In Light of the 2003 Terror Attack on Casablanca

Zakia Salime

in Between Feminism and Islam: Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816651337
eISBN:
9781452946085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816651337.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter outlines the contradictions related to the state’s response to the Casablanca attack of May 2003 and describes how both feminists and Islamists have shaped the conjuncture of the war on ... More


Narrative Structure: Closure and Frame Shifters

Carl Plantinga

in Screen Stories: Emotion and the Ethics of Engagement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190867133
eISBN:
9780190867171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867133.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

After a discussion of the most important thought about narrative closure and ethics, this chapter goes on to explore one sort of ending—the frame shifter—that was a feature of many episodes of the ... More


The View from Marrakech

David L. Roll

in The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199891955
eISBN:
9780190254544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199891955.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harry Hopkins's role as chief intermediary between Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt in the two world leaders' Casablanca conference to discuss their strategy during ... More


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