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Spartacus

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/9780813146805.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Trumbo’s major breakthrough occurred when he was assigned to adapt Howard Fast’s historical novel about the great slave uprising against the Roman Empire. To maintain his vision of the movie, he ... More


Postmortem

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/9780813146805.003.0027
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

With difficulty, Cleo Trumbo finally resolved the financial mess her husband had left behind. The family also struggled to ensure that Trumbo received screen credit for Roman Holiday and that Kirk ... More


Mobsters and Movie Stars: Crime, Punishment, and Hollywood Celebrity

Jon Lewis

in Hard-Boiled Hollywood: Crime and Punishment in Postwar Los Angeles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520284319
eISBN:
9780520959910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284319.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In postwar Hollywood, mobsters, moguls, and movie stars commingled frequently and often carelessly. Professional encounters were commonplace given the mob’s involvement in the organization of the ... More


Blacklist and Black-Market Politics

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/9780813146805.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Fearing that blacklisted screenwriters were becoming impatient with his strategy, Trumbo wrote many letters designed to convince them of its value. He had two major breakthroughs in his campaign: his ... More


Creating a Style, 1946–1955

Brain Taves

in Hollywood Presents Jules Verne: The Father of Science Fiction on Screen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813161129
eISBN:
9780813165523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161129.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

With his emphasis on a factual background in his stories, Verne offered the first analysis, in fictional form, of the challenges of the scientific age, but his stories also were set in his own time, ... More


Vanished Dreams

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/9780813173917.003.0028
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

After purchasing various film properties that went nowhere, Curtiz decided to produce a Technicolor musical, Romance on the High Seas. Flummoxed in his attempt to cast stars, including Judy Garland, ... More


“It’s Probably Going to Be the Hardest Film to Make”: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur Schnitzler, and the Long Gestation of Eyes Wide Shut

Robert P. Kolker and Nathan Abrams

in Eyes Wide Shut: Stanley Kubrick and the Making of His Final Film

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190678029
eISBN:
9780190678067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678029.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Stanley Kubrick wanted to film Arthur Schnitzler’s Traumnovelle since the early 1950s. His interest lay in Schnitzler’s fascination with sexuality and domesticity. The intersection of Schnitzler’s ... More


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