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The Importance of Shooting Doug

Michael Sragow

in Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813144412
eISBN:
9780813145235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144412.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Douglas Fairbanks was known for his physicality onstage as well as his all-American golden boy reputation. Fleming credited Fairbanks as showing him the “motion” in “motion pictures,” given that ... More


Seeking Stardom

Graham Russell Gao Hodges

in Anna May Wong: From Laundryman's Daughter to Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139637
eISBN:
9789882208698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139637.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter covers Wong's rise to Hollywood stardom while hampered by yellow face competition and rules against mixed race romance on screen. It discusses her flapper persona, mixed race romances ... More


The Importance of Directing Doug

Michael Sragow

in Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813144412
eISBN:
9780813145235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144412.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Fleming joined United Artists and shot its first major picture. Soon after, he developed a friendship with Theodore Reed, who often worked with Fairbanks. In 1919, Fleming made his directorial debut ... More


Chapter Eight

Eve Golden

in John Gilbert: The Last of the Silent Film Stars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141626
eISBN:
9780813142579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141626.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

With the death of Rudolph Valentino in 1926, John Gilbert is the biggest male sex symbol in films. Despite fights at MGM, he is still at the top of their roster-this chapter takes a look at other ... More


Engagement to Chaplin

Mariusz Kotowski

in Pola Negri: Hollywood's First Femme Fatale

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144887
eISBN:
9780813145105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144887.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 8 discusses a phenomenon the contemporary reader is very familiar with—that of Hollywood couples and the drama surrounding them. Pola Negri and the famous Charlie Chaplin soon become a ... More


Associated Producers, 1919–1921

Brian Taves

in Thomas Ince: Hollywood's Independent Pioneer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134222
eISBN:
9780813135939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134222.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

At the beginning of 1919, United Artists had formed with three stars, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and Charlie Chaplin, and a director, D. W. Griffith. On November 8 the same year, Ince ... More


Chapter 3

Mark Glancy

in Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190053130
eISBN:
9780190053161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053130.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Covering the years 1918 to 1922, and taking Archie from 14 to 18 years old, this chapter explores the reasons Archie ran away from home and joined the Pender Troupe of acrobats at age 14. It explains ... More


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