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The Lion's Roar, the Baby's Cry 1927

Michael G. Ankerich

in Mae Murray: The Girl with the Bee-Stung Lips

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136905
eISBN:
9780813141381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136905.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter further explains Mae Murray’s break with M-G-M and how she ignored Louis B. Mayer’s demands that she return to Hollywood from France or face blackballing from the industry. The chapter ... More


Border Incident (1949)

Max Alvarez

in The Crime Films of Anthony Mann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039249
eISBN:
9781626740051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039249.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, Anthony Mann’s first M-G-M film, Border Incident, originally developed as an Eagle-Lion sequel to T-Men, is analyzed. The story of gangsters exploiting undocumented Mexican migrant ... More


Side Street (1950)

Max Alvarez

in The Crime Films of Anthony Mann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039249
eISBN:
9781626740051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039249.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Anthony Mann’s final contemporary crime thriller, Side Street, which this chapter analyzes, marked a dramatic return to the city of his pre-Hollywood career. Extensive review of several Sydney Boehm ... More


The Tall Target (1951)

Max Alvarez

in The Crime Films of Anthony Mann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039249
eISBN:
9781626740051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039249.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Set on a winter night in 1861 at the start of the Civil War, The Tall Target is the subject of this chapter because it is written, designed, structured, and directed, like a contemporary crime story. ... More


The Lost Noir of Anthony Mann

Max Alvarez

in The Crime Films of Anthony Mann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039249
eISBN:
9781626740051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039249.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter contains new research on an aspect of Anthony Mann’s work never before analyzed or acknowledged – his direction of the now lost film noir short, “Load.” Originally to have been included ... More


After the Lion

Brent Phillips

in Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147215
eISBN:
9780813151502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.003.0027
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the decline of the M-G-M studios, and Walters release in 1964 after twenty-two years under contract. The role of the independent director is explored, as is Walters’ work at ... More


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