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Hollywood

Gerald Horne

in The Final Victim of the Blacklist: John Howard Lawson, Dean of the Hollywood Ten

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243729
eISBN:
9780520939936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243729.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

John Howard Lawson loved trains. Perhaps his fondness for trains was generated by his fondness for Hollywood. It was in the pivotal year of 1928 that Lawson was employed by MGM “as one of the first ... More


Cosmopolitan Inuit: New Perspectives on Greenlandic Film

Kirsten Thisted

in Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers contemporary acts of appropriation undertaken by Greenlandic filmmakers, as a local feature film industry has only recently emerged in the capital of Nuuk. While there is ... More


Defender

Arna Bontemps

in The Negro in Illinois: The WPA Papers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037696
eISBN:
9780252094958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037696.003.0022
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the role of the black press in the history of Negroes in Illinois in the early decades of the twentieth century, led by the Chicago Defender. The great majority of Illinois ... More


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