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Love and defection

Tony Shaw

in Hollywood's Cold War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625239
eISBN:
9780748670918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625239.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reviews Ninotchka's three different lives during the early years of the Cold War. It also emphasises the American film industry's ability to combine profits and politics almost from day ... More


Competing with Hollywood: National Film Industries Outside Hollywood

Paul Grainge, Mark Jancovich, and Sharon Monteith

in Film Histories: An Introduction and Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619061
eISBN:
9780748670888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619061.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the competitors of the American film industry. The German film industry competed most successfully with America in that its domestic productions outweighed foreign imports in ... More


Shakespeare and Silent Film

Judith Buchanan

in The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635238
eISBN:
9780748652297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635238.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter asks for a reappraisal of Shakespeare in his silent film appearances. Beginning with King John, it reports that the films of the period are distinctive for encouraging moments of ... More


Hollywood

James Wierzbicki

in Music in the Age of Anxiety: American Music in the Fifties

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040078
eISBN:
9780252098277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040078.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores one of the ironies that color the history of the American film industry—the fact that its most glorious years, in terms of profitability, were those during which the entire ... More


Hollywood and the one-ocean war

Jonathan Rayner

in The Naval War Film: Genre, History and National Cinema

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070983
eISBN:
9781781701157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070983.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The contribution of the American film industry to the war effort can be divided chronologically between preparatory propagandist films and combat films. It was the feature films that constituted the ... More


Introduction

Katherine Spring

in Saying It With Songs: Popular Music and the Coming of Sound to Hollywood Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199842216
eISBN:
9780199369584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842216.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

The Introduction posits the book's guiding question: How did popular songs influence the industrial organization and narrative form of Hollywood cinema during the conversion to sound, from 1927 ... More


The Classical Style: Composers in the Studio Era

John C. Tibbetts

in Composers in the Movies: Studies in Musical Biography

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106749
eISBN:
9780300128031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106749.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on what many film historians refer to as the “classical period” of the studio system. Not coincidentally, it was also the “golden age” of the composer biopic, both classical and ... More


Monsters in the Machine: Science Fiction Film and the Militarization of America after World War II

Steffen Hantke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496805652
eISBN:
9781496805690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805652.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

During the 1950s and early 1960s, the American film industry produced a distinct cycle of films situated on the boundary between horror and science fiction. Using the familiar imagery of science ... More


Introduction

Tony Shaw

in Hollywood's Cold War

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625239
eISBN:
9780748670918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625239.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book reviews Hollywood's treatment of the Cold War throughout the whole conflict. It examines how the political economy of American cinema influenced the content and distribution of Cold War ... More


American Women Screenwriters in the 1920s

Giuliana Muscio

in Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039683
eISBN:
9780252097775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter contextualizes the work of American women scriptwriters within the gendered liberalization of an emerging consumer capitalism during the 1920s. More specifically, it examines the major ... More


Conclusion: The Fate of the Motion Picture Song

Katherine Spring

in Saying It With Songs: Popular Music and the Coming of Sound to Hollywood Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199842216
eISBN:
9780199369584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842216.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

The Conclusion summarizes the central arguments of the book, namely that Hollywood's investment in the business of song creation and distribution influenced the use of popular songs in early American ... More


Ben Urwand, The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact with Hitler. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013. 327 pp.

Ofer Ashkenazi

in A Club of Their Own: Jewish Humorists and the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190646127
eISBN:
9780190646158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646127.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews Ben Urwand’s The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact with Hitler, which deals with how the American film industry kept silent about the demise of German democracy, the rise of the ... More


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