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The 1970s: Arrival

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/9780813136059.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Mankiewicz writes his only Broadway show, Georgy!, meets Cubby Broccoli and Harry Saltzman and writes or rewrites five James Bond films including Live and Let Die and Diamonds are Forever. He doctors ... More


The Wild One: Marlon Brando 1954

George Cotkin

in Feast of Excess: A Cultural History of the New Sensibility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190218478
eISBN:
9780190218508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190218478.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

This chapter explores Marlon Brando’s acting style in two films from 1954, The Wild One and On the Waterfront. He employed a sort of excessively minimalist style to convey both seething sexuality and ... More


Brandeux

Nat Segaloff

in Arthur Penn: American Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129761
eISBN:
9780813135502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129761.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Both Jane Fonda and Arthur Penn agreed that Marlon Brando was an amazing actor. Even though they had already finished Brando's scenes in the Chase, he continued to help in getting the other scenes ... More


“Where the Devil Has He Been?”

Harlow Robinson

in Lewis Milestone: Life and Films

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178332
eISBN:
9780813178349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178332.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter covers Milestone’s life until his death in 1980. During this time he directed two high-profile features. Warner Brothers’ Ocean’s Eleven, a widely-imitated heist movie set in the Las ... More


People and Places

Robert Brustein

in Millennial Stages: Essays and Reviews 2001-2005

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115772
eISBN:
9780300135367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115772.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter begins with a book by Patricia Bosworth on the subject of Marlon Brando. Its inclusion in the list of Penguin titles has raised many eyebrows. The reason is not because Penguin is ... More


Film

Christopher Gair

in The American Counterculture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619887
eISBN:
9780748671137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619887.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter commences with a reading of Fred Zimmermann’s High Noon (1952) assessing the relationship between Hollywood and Cold War ideologies. It then looks at the significance of countercultural ... More


My Life as a Mankiewicz: An Insider's Journey through Hollywood

Tom Mankiewicz and Robert Crane

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136059
eISBN:
9780813141169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136059.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book details writer-director Tom Mankiewicz's fascinating journey through the ups and downs of being a member of an iconic Hollywood family, the pressures of following in the footsteps of his ... More


The 1950s: Developing a Character

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/9780813136059.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Joe Mankiewicz makes legendary films such as All About Eve, Julius Caesar, and Guys and Dolls during the 1950s. Tom's family moves to New York where Tom attends a private school on Manhattan's Upper ... More


Chapter 23

Mark Glancy

in Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190053130
eISBN:
9780190053161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053130.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

To help Betsy Drake’s flagging career, Grant agreed to do a radio series with her. Mr and Mrs Blandings (1951) continued the comical adventures that began in Mr Blandings Builds His Dream House ... More


Rehearsal for Revolution: The Dunham School

Joanna Dee Das

in Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190264871
eISBN:
9780190264901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264871.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

“Rehearsal for Revolution: The Dunham School” examines the pedagogically, artistically, and socially revolutionary Katherine Dunham School of Dance in New York City, operational from 1944 to 1954. ... More


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