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Los Angeles

Nick Dawson

in Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125381
eISBN:
9780813135267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125381.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the challenges faced by Hal Ashby in “making a fresh start” in Los Angeles, California. For a few months, Ashby drifted around, doing jobs here and there, and reading whenever ... More


Doors Open …

Nick Dawson

in Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125381
eISBN:
9780813135267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125381.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the entry of Hal Ashby to the field of film editing. During the 1955 shooting of the film The Naked Hills, his friend Bill Otto took him along to watch. Determined to make the ... More


Appetite for Disruption: The Cinematic Zombie and Queer Theory

Rasmus R. Simonsen

in Vampires and Zombies: Transcultural Migrations and Transnational Interpretations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804747
eISBN:
9781496804785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804747.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Tracing the elaboration of the zombie in modern cinema—from George Romero through Bruce LaBruce—this chapter argues for a queer reading of the zombie as challenging the hetero-centrist structure of ... More


Summer Holiday

David Luhrssen

in Mamoulian: Life on Stage and Screen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136769
eISBN:
9780813141336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136769.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

After being fired from the set of the film noir classic Laura (1944) through the machinations of producer Otto Preminger, Mamoulian enjoyed only a spotty career in Hollywood. He would complete only ... More


Creating a Mood: Pars pro toto

Jan-Christopher Horak

in Saul Bass: Anatomy of Film Design

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147185
eISBN:
9780813154787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147185.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Bauhaus and Gestalt aesthetics influenced Saul Bass’s art, and this was most visible in his film posters, which often reduced a film’s narrative content to a single iconic image. These logos achieved ... More


Exodus and the Credit Announcements

Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo

in Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146805
eISBN:
9780813154770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146805.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

While working on the Spartacus script, Otto Preminger asked Trumbo to write the script for Exodus. Preminger publicly announced that Trumbo would receive screen credit. (The announcement that Trumbo ... More


Postmortem

Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo

in Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146805
eISBN:
9780813154770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146805.003.0027
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

With difficulty, Cleo Trumbo finally resolved the financial mess her husband had left behind. The family also struggled to ensure that Trumbo received screen credit for Roman Holiday and that Kirk ... More


Distance, representation and criticism

James Zborowski

in Classical Hollywood Cinema: Point of view and communication

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719083341
eISBN:
9781526104090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083341.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2 demonstrates, by reviewing existing theoretical accounts and by using as a case study Anatomy of a Murder (Preminger, 1959), that to conceptualise an artwork as comprising a range of axes ... More


Warning Shadows: German Expressionism and American Film Noir

Janet Bergstrom

in Film Noir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748691074
eISBN:
9781474406420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691074.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

When it comes to film noir, German Expressionism stands for The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919/1920) and the dark distinctiveness of the best-known films of the Weimar Republic that followed, from ... 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


Arctic Travelogues: Conquering the Soviet North

Oksana Sarkisova

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/9780748694174.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter Oksana Sarkisova examines the depiction of indigenous peoples in the Soviet Arctic and how these representations have changed in accordance with the ideological narrative of a ... More


1932

Anthony Slide

in "It's the Pictures That Got Small": Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167086
eISBN:
9780231538220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167086.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In these diary entries written between June and December 1932, Hollywood screenwriter Charles Brackett reveals that he was “impelled” to keep a diary after reading the Civil War diaries of his great ... More


1933

Anthony Slide

in "It's the Pictures That Got Small": Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167086
eISBN:
9780231538220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167086.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In these diary entries written between January and November 1933, Hollywood screenwriter Charles Brackett lists his activities: going to see the movies Secrets of the French Police and Frisco Jenny; ... More


1934

Anthony Slide

in "It's the Pictures That Got Small": Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167086
eISBN:
9780231538220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167086.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In these diary entries written between January and October 1934, Hollywood screenwriter Charles Brackett lists his activities: meeting John Van Druten, who mentioned a report from Hollywood about ... More


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