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Coming into His Own: Counsellor-at-Law (1933)

Gabriel Miller

in William Wyler: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Most Celebrated Director

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142098
eISBN:
9780813142371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142098.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses primarily on Wyler's first prestige project, Counselor-at-Law, starring John Barrymore. It recounts the director's behind-the-scenes problems with the star actor, but also ... More


Nathanael West and the Hollywood Novel

in Cinematic Fictions: The Impact of the Cinema on the American Novel up to World War II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312120
eISBN:
9781846315190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315190.014
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Hollywood novel emerged in 1912, on the heels of the rising Hollywood film industry. The Hollywood novel was a broad category that included romance, satire, and crime fiction, and revolved around ... More


Israel in Egypt: Race and Ethnicity

Naomi Graber

in Kurt Weill's America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190906580
eISBN:
9780190906610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190906580.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

Weill’s evolving relationship with his Jewish heritage is apparent in several of his works. Although the pageant The Eternal Road (1937) premiered in the United States, it was conceived with European ... More


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