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Projecting Blackness: African-American Religion in the Hollywood Imagination

Judith Weisenfeld

in Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195149180
eISBN:
9780199835386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149181.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses approaches to the co-construction of religion and race in Hollywood films focusing on the case of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s 1929 film Hallelujah. Directed by King Vidor, the film ... More


Our Daily Bread: ‘Cooperation’, ‘Independence’ and Politics in Mid-1930s Cinema

Brian Neve

in Hollywood and the Great Depression: American Film, Politics and Society in the 1930s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748699926
eISBN:
9781474426749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699926.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter revisits and explores the production history of director King Vidor’s independently made movie, Our Daily Bread (1934), its ideological and aesthetic motifs, and its exhibition and ... More


Chapter Five

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/9780813141626.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

John Gilbert's first year at MGM (1924), starring in such hits as He Who Gets Slapped (with Lon Chaney), His Hour, The Snob (with Norma Shearer, who became a lifelong friend). Bacground on MGM, Louis ... More


This Southern Advent

Robert Jackson

in Fade In, Crossroads: A History of the Southern Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190660178
eISBN:
9780190660215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660178.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 1 surveys the contributions of southerners to film with an emphasis on activity within the South. Linking the early development of the medium to post-Reconstruction “New South” ideology and ... More


The Lubitsch Touch

Allan R. Ellenberger

in Miriam Hopkins: Life and Films of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174310
eISBN:
9780813174822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174310.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hopkins’s secret affair with director King Vidor is revealed when Ernst Lubitsch leaves her a handwritten note on the last page of her Design for Living script. Regardless of the film’s critical ... More


Plumes Agonistes: Laurence Stallings’s Ambivalent Relationship with the Great War Rehabilitative Program

Aaron Shaheen

in Great War Prostheses in American Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198857785
eISBN:
9780191890406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857785.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The chapter assesses the Great War rehabilitation program’s effectiveness by focusing on screenwriter-novelist Laurence Stallings, whose 1924 novel Plumes is a semi-autobiographical account of his ... More


Naughty Boys and The Pleasure Garden

Dan Callahan

in The Camera Lies: Acting for Hitchcock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197515327
eISBN:
9780197515358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197515327.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This biographical introduction takes us through Hitchcock’s childhood and relationship with his family members. It details the famous origin story of his fear of police, describing a time his father ... More


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