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Prologue: The Epochs of 3-D

Ray Zone

in 3-D Revolution: The History of Modern Stereoscopic Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136110
eISBN:
9780813141183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136110.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introductory Prologue defines four separate eras for the evolution of stereoscopic cinema. A prior volume examined the Novelty Period for 3D films. The present volume considers the three ... More


Fascination: Sabrina and The Seven Year Itch

GENE D. PHILLIPS

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

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125701
eISBN:
9780813135403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125701.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Samuel Taylor's play Sabrina Fair: A Woman of the World had been submitted to Paramount in typescript months before the New York premiere in November 1953. A reader in the story department turned in ... More


3-D Revolution: The History of Modern Stereoscopic Cinema

Ray Zone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136110
eISBN:
9780813141183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136110.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

3-D Revolution: The History of Modern Stereoscopic Cinema traces the rise of modern 3-D technology from Arch Oboler’s Bwana Devil, the 1952 film that launched the 1950s 3-D boom in Hollywood, to ... More


Creating a Style, 1946–1955

Brain Taves

in Hollywood Presents Jules Verne: The Father of Science Fiction on Screen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813161129
eISBN:
9780813165523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161129.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

With his emphasis on a factual background in his stories, Verne offered the first analysis, in fictional form, of the challenges of the scientific age, but his stories also were set in his own time, ... More


Wider, Not Deeper

Ray Zone

in 3-D Revolution: The History of Modern Stereoscopic Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136110
eISBN:
9780813141183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136110.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Difficulties of 3D exhibition in the 1950s are examined and business factors for theaters described. The impact of TV upon movie theaters is gauged and the choice by the movie studios to use ... More


“Smothered in Baked Alaska”: The Anxious Appeal of Widescreen Cinema

Ariel Rogers

in Cinematic Appeals: The Experience of New Movie Technologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159173
eISBN:
9780231535786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159173.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that widescreen cinema enabled the close contact between the viewers and the film spectacle, including the spectacle of technologically enhanced screen bodies. Publicity and ... More


The Politics of Color in Oscar Hammerstein’s <i>Carmen Jones</i>

Melinda Boyd

in Blackness in Opera

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036781
eISBN:
9780252093890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036781.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter explores the politics of color in Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones by focusing on the various layers of representation in its stage and film versions. Carmen Jones uses lyrics that adopt ... More


Roland Barthes' Cinema

Philip Watts

Dudley Andrew, Yves Citton, Vincent Debaene, and Sam Di Iorio (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190277543
eISBN:
9780190277574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277543.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

Roland Barthes’ Cinema re-examines and recontextualizes the competing critical and theoretical strands in Barthes’s thinking, and reassesses the relevance of his work for a new generation of readers ... More


A Degraded Spectacle

Philip Watts, Dudley Andrew, Yves Citton, Vincent Debaene, and Sam Di Iorio

in Roland Barthes' Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190277543
eISBN:
9780190277574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277543.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

Alongside the celebrated essays on wrestling and steak-frites, the Tour de France, and laundry detergent—“l’euphorie d’Omo”—that make up Roland Barthes’ Mythologies, we find a surprising number of ... More


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