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Coming Home

Nick Dawson

in Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125381
eISBN:
9780813135267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125381.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Hal Ashby's directorial job for the film Coming Home. When Jane Fonda offered Ashby to direct the film he immediately made it his own by bringing in his writers and editors and ... More


Resistant Women in Contested Frames

J. E. Smyth

in Fred Zinnemann and the Cinema of Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039645
eISBN:
9781626740136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039645.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The book concludes with a production history and analysis of Julia (1977), arguably Zinnemann's most complex “Resistance” film and one of the most important films about women ever made. The chapter ... More


Sacred Desires: Passion and Pathology in in this House of Brede (1975) and Agnes of God (1985)

Maureen Sabine

in Veiled Desires: Intimate Portrayals of Nuns in Postwar Anglo-American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251650
eISBN:
9780823253043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251650.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 5 considers why it should be that, in contrast to The Nun's Story, In This House of Brede and Agnes of God pathologize the intense mother-daughter relationships that bloom in the ... More


Nuclear Meltdown I: The China Syndrome

Finis Dunaway

in Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169903
eISBN:
9780226169934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169934.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter considers the production and reception of The China Syndrome, a 1979 Hollywood film starring Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, and Michael Douglas. Depicting an accident at a fictional nuclear ... More


Moving On: A Changing War, a Changing Army, and a Changing Movement

David L. Parsons

in Dangerous Grounds: Antiwar Coffeehouses and Military Dissent in the Vietnam Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632018
eISBN:
9781469632032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632018.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter outlines the coffeehouse network's later years, when the administration of President Richard Nixon dramatically shifted to tone and direction of the war in Vietnam. Coffeehouses evolved ... More


The Film Essay and Political Discourse in Evans Chan’s To Liv(e)

Amy Lee

in Postcolonialism, Diaspora, and Alternative Histories: The Cinema of Evans Chan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789888208166
eISBN:
9789888313488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208166.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This essay examines To Liv(e), showing that its melodramatic plot is indebted to Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin’s Letter to Jane (1972). Chan’s deconstruction of the representational form also ... More


The 1960s Gallery

Tom Mankiewicz

in My Life as a Mankiewicz: An Insider's Journey through Hollywood

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136059
eISBN:
9780813141169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136059.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details people Tom worked with or hung with during the swinging Sixties. He examines Hollywood types who influenced him and the show business community. The list is a who's who of the ... More


The Fixer and the Laurel Award

Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo

in Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146805
eISBN:
9780813154770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146805.003.0022
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Trumbo’s next important assignment was his most prestigious—adapting Bernard Malamud’s novel The Fixer for Eddie Lewis and John Frankenheimer. Trumbo faced a difficult task, and Malamud did not ... More


Brandeux

Nat Segaloff

in Arthur Penn: American Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129761
eISBN:
9780813135502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129761.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Both Jane Fonda and Arthur Penn agreed that Marlon Brando was an amazing actor. Even though they had already finished Brando's scenes in the Chase, he continued to help in getting the other scenes ... More


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