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Marketing Meaning, Branding Neorealism: Advertising and Promoting Italian Cinema in Postwar America

Nathaniel Brennan

in Global Neorealism: The Transnational History of a Film Style

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031229
eISBN:
9781617031236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031229.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the ways in which Italian cinema was promoted to American audiences. The advertising rhetoric of postwar Italian cinema was anchored by two seemingly contradictory poles: One ... More


Mass Media Contact Zones: Jean-Bertrand Aristide and the Dialectics of Our America

Kevin Meehan

in People Get Ready: African American and Caribbean Cultural Exchange

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732818
eISBN:
9781604732825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732818.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the role played by American journalists Jesse Jackson Sr. and Charlayne Hunter-Gault in disseminating the rhetoric of Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s Haitian popular democracy ... More


Drawing on a Darker Humour, Cultural Icons and Mass Media: Álex de la lglesia’s Journey from Outer Space to the Spanish Academy

Dona M. Kercher

in Latin Hitchcock: How Almodóvar, Amenábar, De la Iglesia, Del Toro and Campanella Became Notorious

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172097
eISBN:
9780231850735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172097.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter introduces the films of Álex de la Iglesia, as they are inspired by Hitchcock's oeuvre. De la Iglesia has not been able to make the leap yet to Hollywood, but his characteristic genre ... More


Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia, 1930-1942

Christopher Wilkinson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031687
eISBN:
9781617031694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031687.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The coal fields of West Virginia would seem an unlikely market for big band jazz during the Great Depression. That a prosperous African American audience, dominated by those involved with the coal ... More


Introducing LSD, 1953–1956

Stephen Siff

in Acid Hype: American News Media and the Psychedelic Experience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039195
eISBN:
9780252097232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039195.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter studies the dramatic appearance of LSD on the news agenda in reports on scientific studies using drugs to simulate madness, and the concurrent discussion of mystical, mind-expanding drug ... More


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