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Hollywood’s Great Deluge

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/9780813173917.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides a detailed account about the making of Noah’s Ark (1928). Jack Warner threw out Curtiz’s scenario,which was paired with the biblical flood saga.Curtiz ended up directing a ... More


Web 2.0 and the Museum

Peter Weibel

in Imagery in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015721
eISBN:
9780262315159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015721.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter begins with a description of The Noah’s Ark Principle story, which the author relates to the concept of museums. Museums, whose responsibility it is to safeguard distinguished artworks ... More


Raleigh’s Ark:The Early Modern Arithmetic of Livestock

Laurie Shannon

in The Accommodated Animal: Cosmopolity in Shakespearean Locales

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924168
eISBN:
9780226924182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924182.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The story of Noah’s Ark taxed the early modern imagination with problems as to its validity. Should the story of Noah and the ark be read as a literal piece? Johannes Buteo was the one who answered ... More


Xanadu and Vicinity

Terry Chester Shulman

in Film's First Family: The Untold Story of the Costellos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178097
eISBN:
9780813178127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178097.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Jack builds a citadel atop Beverly Crest. He divorces his second wife so he can marry Dolores before the Hollywood press finds out they’ve been seeing each other for years. Dolores’s film career ... More


Conclusion: Noah’s Kin

Susan Scott Parrish

in The Flood Year 1927: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168838
eISBN:
9781400884261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168838.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the question of what made the recent disaster called Katrina in 2005, and its mediation, distinct from its 1927 forerunner. It argues that what was most different about the two ... More


Architectural Typology of Historic Coptic Churches from Oxyrhynchos to Dayr al-Ganadla

Sami Sabri Shaker

in Christianity and Monasticism in Middle Egypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774166631
eISBN:
9781617976551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166631.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter seeks to correct the common notion that the architectural design of the typical Coptic Orthodox church either has a cruciform plan or is in the form of Noah's Ark, which reflects a lack ... More


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