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The Star Series

Brian Taves

in Thomas Ince: Hollywood's Independent Pioneer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134222
eISBN:
9780813135939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134222.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Two of Ince's stars for Triangle continued with him, Charles Ray and, most importantly, William S. Hart. Near the end of June 1917 the contract between Ince and Paramount was a key point, noting that ... More


Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Clark Terry

Gwen Terry (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This is the story of one of the most recorded jazz trumpeters of all time, Clark Terry, born in 1920. Thi sbook takes us from his impoverished childhood in St. Louis, Missouri, where jazz could be ... More


The Sound of Music: Singers and Musicians Take Centre Stage

Ellen Cheshire

in Bio-pics: A Life in Pictures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172059
eISBN:
9780231850681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172059.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The narrative structure of music bio-pics can be seen as offering a contradiction to other emotion-driven dramas. In principle, the purpose of a narrative is to get from the beginning to the end of a ... More


Sons and Daughters of Joe

Todd Decker

in Who Should Sing Ol' Man River?: The Lives of an American Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199389186
eISBN:
9780199389223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199389186.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The final chapter considers African American performers of the rock and roll era who chose to sing “Ol’ Man River.” Several key black musical styles are represented: black pop vocal groups (the ... More


Making Happy, Happy-making: The Eameses and Communication by Design

Justus Nieland

in Modernism and Affect

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748693252
eISBN:
9781474412346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693252.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The final chapter considers modernism at midcentury through the iconic designed objects, practice, and public image of Charles and Ray Eames. While the idea of happiness that circulates through such ... More


The Twang Factor in Country Music

Jocelyn R. Neal

in The Relentless Pursuit of Tone: Timbre in Popular Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199985227
eISBN:
9780190908027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199985227.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

The term twang in instrumental and vocal contexts carries powerful associations within country and western music. Revered by some and disdained by others, twang indexes rural traditions, untrained ... More


Conclusion: The Last Time Travel Story

David Wittenberg

in Time Travel: The Popular Philosophy of Narrative

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249961
eISBN:
9780823252503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249961.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The Conclusion, revisiting and continuing the historical argument of the first Historical Interval, offers some provocative suggestions for a last time travel story, and in turn a series of ... More


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