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A cowboy in combats

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/9780748625239.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter demonstrates how many cinema-goers viewed The Green Berets when the Vietnam War was at its height. The climate of Hollywood-Pentagon cooperation fostered by the threat of communism led ... More


John Wayne

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0028
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Hawks’ working relationship with John Wayne, who the director describes as an immensely talented actor and strong personality. He discusses Wayne’s acting habits, his ability to ... More


The 1960s: Hollywood Off-Ramp

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/9780813136059.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Tom attends Yale. Gets his first film job as a production assistant on a John Wayne film directed by Michael Curtiz. Curtiz fires Tom but Tom is rehired by the Duke. Tom visits his dad's set in Rome ... More


John Wayne Gacy, Jr.

Charles Patrick Ewing

in Insanity: Murder, Madness, and the Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195326130
eISBN:
9780199893591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326130.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter examines the case of John Wayne Gacy who from 1972 to 1978 killed at least 30 boys and young men, most of whom he then buried in a 30-inch crawl space beneath his Chicago home.


Beshert: The Early Warner Bros. Years

Marilyn Ann Moss

in Raoul Walsh: The True Adventures of Hollywood's Legendary Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813133935
eISBN:
9780813135595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813133935.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Jack Warner and Raoul Walsh kept it going for 30 years. In Jack's native Yiddish, they were beshert, two people who were “intended,” who found that they were “meant to be.” Walsh liked to say that he ... More


Red River

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0029
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hawks discussing the making of the film Red River, specifically addressing some of the rumours surrounding its production. He talks about his relationship with writer Borden Chase, issues with the ... More


The Dialectics of American Selfhood: Individualism and Identity in the United States

Richard Harvey Brown

in Culture, Capitalism, and Democracy in the New America

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100259
eISBN:
9780300127874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100259.003.0005
Subject:
History, Economic History

In the United States, the concept of the self has sparked a debate between pessimists and optimists. Pessimists denounce the current fragmentation of lifeworlds and contexts for self-presentations, ... More


Hatari!

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0033
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hawks describes the production of Hatari!, a film shot on location in Africa. He speaks about the difficulty in casting the film, and his regret concerning the weak plot. Hawks also discusses the ... More


John Ford’s The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Kirsten Day

in Cowboy Classics: The Roots of the American Western in the Epic Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402460
eISBN:
9781474422055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402460.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Standing at the end of a long line of John Ford Westerns and at the twilight of the genre’s Golden Age, 1962’s The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is a self-reflective work, as much about the Western ... More


Raoul Walsh: The True Adventures of Hollywood's Legendary Director

Marilyn Ann Moss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813133935
eISBN:
9780813135595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813133935.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Raoul Walsh (1887–1980) was known as one of Hollywood's most adventurous, iconoclastic, and creative directors. He carved out an illustrious career and made films that transformed the Hollywood ... More


Comedy and Tragedy

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hawks reflects on the comedic attitude of his films, and his subtle incorporation of comedy into dramatic plots. Hawk credits Chaplin as his teacher of how to make comedy out of tragedy, and talks ... More


Out on His Shield

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0033
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Curtiz separated from Bess before leaving for Italy to direct Francis of Assisi (1961). The Encino ranch was sold, and Curtiz continued keeping company with Ann Stuart, aka Anitra Stevens. Francis of ... More


Howard Hawks’s Red River

Kirsten Day

in Cowboy Classics: The Roots of the American Western in the Epic Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402460
eISBN:
9781474422055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402460.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As the film that introduced a new psychological complexity to the genre while establishing John Wayne as a serious actor rather than merely a star, Howard Hawks’s 1948 Red River is often considered ... More


John Ford’s The Searchers1

Kirsten Day

in Cowboy Classics: The Roots of the American Western in the Epic Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402460
eISBN:
9781474422055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402460.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

John Ford’s 1956 The Searchers has attracted more scholarly attention than any other Western, including that of receptions scholars who have noted its kinship with Homeric epic. This chapter enlarges ... More


Care or Glory?: Picturing a New War Hero

Anne Gjelsvik

in Eastwood's Iwo Jima: Critical Engagements with Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165655
eISBN:
9780231850438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165655.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the question of heroism as a theme in war movies: what it means to be a war hero and what a true hero looks like. Focusing on the portrayal of John “Doc” Bradley (played by Ryan ... More


Working with Actors

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, Hawks talks about working with actors and the compatibility of actors with one another. He discusses his views on rehearsing, and the importance of giving actors confidence. Actors ... More


Nerve Ending

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0030
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Curtiz directedI’ll See You in My Dreams (1951), starring Doris Day and the newcomer Danny Thomas. The picture was his last box-office hit at Warner Bros.His long-cherished project,The Will Rogers ... More


Where Your Children Are

Wayne Johns (ed.)

in Every True Pleasure: LGBTQ Tales of North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469646800
eISBN:
9781469646824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646800.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In Where Your Children Are, by Wayne Johns, a teenage boy wishes that his friend-or he himself-would fall prey to the Atlanta child serial-killer rather than have his gayness exposed.


Shell Shocked

Christina Rice

in Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144269
eISBN:
9780813144474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter covers Ann’s return to the United States and her difficulty adjusting to “normal life” after living in a war-torn country for nearly three years. Discussed are Ann’s insecurities over her ... More


The Unstoppable Death Penalty after McCleskey into the Early 1990s

Jeffrey L. Kirchmeier

in Imprisoned by the Past: Warren McCleskey and the American Death Penalty

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199967933
eISBN:
9780190225612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967933.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter recounts the history of the death penalty during a period of high popularity in the 1980s and early 1990s. Following Warren McCleskey’s execution and McCleskey v. Kemp, the death penalty ... More


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