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Doubling in the Cinema of George Cukor: , , , and

Michael DeAngelis

in George Cukor: Hollywood Master

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748693566
eISBN:
9781474416023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693566.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides an examination of doubling in the spatial, temporal, and perspectival attributes of four Cukor films that at first glance might seem to have little in common—The Royal Family of ... More


Handling Time: The Passing of Tradition in A Bill of Divorcement

Daniel Varndell

in Hamlet Lives in Hollywood: John Barrymore and the Acting Tradition Onscreen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474411394
eISBN:
9781474438445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411394.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This essay analyses the mature performances of John Barrymore, analysing what in his work classifies him as a “classical actor.” The chapter looks at Barrymore’s work in later films, in particular ... More


Going Home

Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson

in Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160887
eISBN:
9780813165530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160887.003.0021
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter covers Ziegfeld’s disintegrating physical and mental states and his desperate attempts to revive his career. Ziegfeld’s next endeavor is a zany Bert Lahr musical comedy called Hot-Cha! ... More


Chapter Four

Patrick McGilligan

in George Cukor: A Double Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680382
eISBN:
9781452948843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680382.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on George Cukor’s early career as a Hollywood director. Cukor was unusual among stage directors from the East Coast enticed to Hollywood for talkies, in that he found ... More


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