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Epilogue

Christina Rice

in Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144269
eISBN:
9780813144474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.003.0026
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This epilogue discusses how Ann Dvorak became a relatively forgotten public figure after her retirement and explores possible reasons for this. Also covered is her reemergence into popular culture as ... More


Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel

Christina Rice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144269
eISBN:
9780813144474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Ann Dvorak may not have been the best-known actress of Hollywood’s golden age, but she certainly made her mark. She blazed onto screens in 1932 as Paul Muni’s doomed sister in Scarface, and seemed ... More


Movie-Made Children

Julia Lee

in Our Gang: A Racial History of The Little Rascals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816698219
eISBN:
9781452952451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698219.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

“Movie-Made Children” covers Stymie’s retirement and his succession by “Buckwheat” Thomas. Discusses pre-Code films, anxiety over movies’ influence on children’s morals, and the rise of Joseph Breen. ... More


Warner Workhorse

Christina Rice

in Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144269
eISBN:
9780813144474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter covers the remarkable number of films Dvorak made in the year following her return to Warner Bros., such as Heat Lightning and Housewife, costarring Bette Davis. Included are her final ... More


Introduction

Christina Rice

in Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144269
eISBN:
9780813144474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter introduces the reader to Ann Dvorak and gives an overview of her successes and failures in the film industry. Also discussed are the possible reasons why her career did not live up to ... More


Scarface

Christina Rice

in Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144269
eISBN:
9780813144474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter gives background on the pre-Code era of filmmaking, along with Howard Hughes’s entry into the film industry and his decision to make Scarface. The chapter also covers Dvorak’s ... More


Hollywood’s New Cinderella

Christina Rice

in Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144269
eISBN:
9780813144474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details the media reaction to Dvorak’s “overnight” success by branding her “Hollywood’s New Cinderella.” Also discussed is her introduction to Warner Bros. via Howard Hawks for the James ... More


Mrs. Leslie Fenton

Christina Rice

in Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144269
eISBN:
9780813144474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter chronicles Dvorak and Fenton’s sudden elopement to Yuma, Arizona, and the reaction from the media. It also examines how Dvorak’s thoughts on marriage at that time altered her attitude ... More


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