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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


Seasoned Professional

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/9780813144269.003.0022
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter covers the final films of Dvorak’s career, including A Life of Her Own, starring Lana Turner and directed by George Cukor, and I Was a American Spy, one of Ann’s few starring roles, in ... More


Power off-screen

Gillian Kelly

in Tyrone Power: Gender, Genre and Image in Classical Hollywood Cinema

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474452946
eISBN:
9781474495264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452946.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This final chapter uses extrafilmic material, such as fan magazines, to explore the construction and development of Power’s off-screen image throughout his career. The careful manufacture of star ... More


The Conversation

in Nixon at the Movies: A Book about Belief

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226239682
eISBN:
9780226239705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226239705.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Richard Nixon just loved going to the movies, and like any other devoted moviegoer, there were movies such he enjoyed going to see even more than others. Richard Nixon saw two Lana Turner films while ... More


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