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Introduction: The Cinema of Resistance

J. E. Smyth

in Fred Zinnemann and the Cinema of Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039645
eISBN:
9781626740136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039645.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Though his films remain some of the most popular and critically acclaimed of the twentieth century, Fred Zinnemann is a shadowy presence in Hollywood lore. Yet this fresh look at Zinnemann's work, ... More


Fred Zinnemann’s <i>High Noon</i>

Kirsten Day

in Cowboy Classics: The Roots of the American Western in the Epic Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402460
eISBN:
9781474422055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402460.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on what is often considered the paradigmatic Western, Fred Zinnemann’s 1952 High Noon, beginning with its complicated reception, its varied allegorical readings, its political ... More


Fred Zinnemann and the Cinema of Resistance

J.E. Smyth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039645
eISBN:
9781626740136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039645.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Between 1944 and 1977, director Fred Zinnemann made a surprising number of historical films about the rise and resistance to fascism, the Spanish Civil War and Second World War, the Cold War, and the ... More


From Stage to Screen

Tim Carter

in Oklahoma!: The Making of an American Musical

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106190
eISBN:
9780300134872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106190.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the history of the film adaption of the musical Oklahoma!. It explains that the Theater Guild has set a price of $500,000 for the musical in May 1943 and analyzes the reasons ... More


Julia

Michal Ben-Naftali

in Chronicle of Separation: On Deconstruction's Disillusioned Love

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265794
eISBN:
9780823266944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265794.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers Fred Zinnemann's film Julia (1977), which is based on Pentimento and An Unfinished Woman, two parts of the autobiographical works of the Jewish American playwright Lillian ... More


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