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‘A more permanent world’: Quo vadis (1951), Runaway Production, and the Internationalization of Hollywood

Jonathan Stubbs

in The Novel of Neronian Rome and its Multimedial Transformations: Sienkiewicz's Quo vadis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198867531
eISBN:
9780191904318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867531.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter traces the long production history of Quo Vadis at MGM, beginning in the mid-1930s and including an unsuccessful attempt to bring Sienkiewicz’s novel to the screen during the Second ... More


Bava Goes Fashion

Roberto Curti and Roberto Curti

in Devil’s Advocates

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781911325932
eISBN:
9781800342538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325932.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter recounts Mario Bava's seventh official solo feature film as a director, a present-day thriller set in the world of high fashion titled The Atelier of Death (L'atelier della morte). It ... More


Blood and Black Lace

Roberto Curti

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781911325932
eISBN:
9781800342538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325932.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Mario Bava's Blood and Black Lace (1964) is a legendary title, and is commonly considered as the archetypal giallo. A murder mystery about a faceless and menacing killer stalking the premises of a ... More


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