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Nelly Kaplan's Le Collier de ptyx: Mallarmé as Political McGuffin

Christophe Wall-Romana

in Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245482
eISBN:
9780823252527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245482.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter provides a reading of another book that reprises the history of cinepoetry, all the way back to its pioneer: Stéphane Mallarmé. Published in 1971, The Ptyx Necklace is a literary ... 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


East of Eden in Cinemascope: Intimacy Writ Large

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/9780231159173.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how Elia Kazan's version of East of Eden (1955) both draws on and transgresses the widescreen norms established by early Cinerama and CinemaScope films, such as This Is Cinerama ... 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


4-D and the Ride Film

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/9780813136110.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The enduring importance ride films in cinema history and their relationship to 3D movies is examined.


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


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