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Riding the Whirlwind: Scripting the Political in the Spectacle

Steven C. Caton

in Lawrence of Arabia: A Film's Anthropology

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520210820
eISBN:
9780520919891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520210820.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how Lawrence of Arabia becomes implicated in a more significant story about Hollywood's embarrassing political history. It shows the changes Michael Wilson (one of the film's ... More


Hawaii and The Sandpiper

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/9780813146805.003.0021
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The big paydays resumed when Trumbo agreed to write scripts for Dino de Laurentiis, the Mirisch brothers, and Martin Ransohoff. The first came to nothing, but the second was for Hawaii and the third ... More


The Pacifist Dilemma: Friendly Persuasion (1956), The Big Country (1958), Ben-Hur (1959)

Gabriel Miller

in William Wyler: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Most Celebrated Director

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142098
eISBN:
9780813142371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142098.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with three films Wyler made after leaving Paramount, all of which explore the limits of pacifism. The first, Friendly Persuasion, starring Gary Cooper, deals with a Quaker family's ... More


‘Your memorials shall survive the grave’: elegy and remembrance

Alison Morgan

in Ballads and songs of Peterloo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784993122
eISBN:
9781526138668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993122.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The sixteen ballads and songs within this section fall into two camps: elegy and remembrance. Whilst a central feature of elegiac poetry is the way in which it remembers or memorialises the dead, the ... More


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