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Déjà Vu Or …: “Like Day and Night—On the Pictures of Jan Peter Tripp”

Carol Jacobs

in Sebald'S Vision

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171823
eISBN:
9780231540100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171823.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a reading of Sebald's “Like Day and Night: On the Pictures of Jan Peter Tripp”.


Working in Hollywood: How the Studio System Turned Creativity into Labor

Ronny Regev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469636504
eISBN:
9781469636771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636504.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A history of the Hollywood film industry as a modern system of labor, this book reveals an important untold story of an influential twentieth-century workplace. Ronny Regev argues that the Hollywood ... More


House of Usher

Evert van Leeuwen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325604
eISBN:
9781800342361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325604.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Despite being the product of Roger Corman's AIP exploitation studio, House of Usher enjoys a high standing. But while the impact and cult status of Corman's Edgar Allan Poe cycle is often discussed ... More


Frightmares: A History of British Horror Cinema

Ian Cooper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780993071737
eISBN:
9781800341937
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780993071737.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The horror film reveals as much, if not more, about the British psyche as the more respectable heritage film or the critically revered social realist drama. Yet, like a mad relative locked in the ... More


Hitchcock and Transatlantic

John Billheimer

in Hitchcock and the Censors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177427
eISBN:
9780813177441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177427.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces the origins of Hitchcock’s own production company, Transatlantic Pictures, which he formed with his friend Sidney Bernstein. The director made two films for Transatlantic, Rope ... More


Introduction

Martyn Conterio

in Devil’s Advocates

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733834
eISBN:
9781800342156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733834.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter introduces Mario Bava, who made his officially credited directorial debut with Black Sunday, which took inspiration from a 19th-century short story, Viy, written by Ukrainian author ... More


Discovering Usher

Evert Jan van Leeuwen

in Devil’s Advocates

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325604
eISBN:
9781800342361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325604.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter provides an overview of House of Usher (1960), which was a part of American International Pictures' TV series The Curse of Corman. This TV series introduced American ... More


Chica Chica Boom Chic

John Franceschina

in Hermes Pan: The Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199754298
eISBN:
9780199949878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754298.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

After leaving RKO Hermes Pan joins Fred Astaire at Paramount to choreograph Second Chorus and Danny Dare at Republic Pictures to choreograph Hit Parade of 1941 before signing with Twentieth ... More


The Inevitable Merger, 1921–1922

Brian Taves

in Thomas Ince: Hollywood's Independent Pioneer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134222
eISBN:
9780813135939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134222.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

First National Pictures was created in April 1917 by Thomas Tally and J. D. Williams as a circuit of independent exhibitors who pooled their purchasing power to buy direct from stars and directors, ... More


War with First National, 1922

Brian Taves

in Thomas Ince: Hollywood's Independent Pioneer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134222
eISBN:
9780813135939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134222.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Ince was about to begin a struggle to maintain his organization against First National in 1922. The grosses of Associated Producers had halved almost immediately after the merger with First National, ... More


Case Study of a Production and Its Personnel: Her Reputation, 1922–1923

Brian Taves

in Thomas Ince: Hollywood's Independent Pioneer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134222
eISBN:
9780813135939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134222.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Ince's next few releases for First National were a series of contrasts that emphasized the steady progression of his career and films, culminating in his single most personally prescient production, ... More


Initial Distribution beyond First National, 1923

Brian Taves

in Thomas Ince: Hollywood's Independent Pioneer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134222
eISBN:
9780813135939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134222.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the final two years of Thomas Ince's career, First National was to become steadily less central, only one among several distribution outlets. One of the key concessions as a result of the ... More


Raoul Walsh: The True Adventures of Hollywood's Legendary Director

Marilyn Ann Moss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813133935
eISBN:
9780813135595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813133935.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Raoul Walsh (1887–1980) was known as one of Hollywood's most adventurous, iconoclastic, and creative directors. He carved out an illustrious career and made films that transformed the Hollywood ... More


Inner Senses and the Changing Face of Hong Kong Horror Cinema

Kevin Heffernan

in Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099722
eISBN:
9789882207028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099722.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses significant trends in contemporary Hong Kong horror film including the growing importance of transnational co-productions, export markets, and a fertile cross-breeding of ... More


Magic, Medicine, Cannibalism:: The China Demon in Hong Kong Horror

Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh and Neda Hei-tung Ng

in Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099722
eISBN:
9789882207028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099722.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on two signature horror films from Applause Pictures, Three: Going Home (Peter Chan Ho-sun, 2002) and Three Extremes: Dumplings (Fruit Chan, 2004), and analyzes their new ... More


The Sculptor’s Dream: Living Statues in Early Cinema

Vito Adriaensens and Steven Jacobs

in Screening Statues: Sculpture and Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474410892
eISBN:
9781474438469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410892.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In its earliest years of existence, cinema seems to have been fascinated by stasis and stillness. As if emphasizing its capacity to represent movement, early cinema comprises many scenes in which ... More


The 1930s

Tom Ryall

in Anthony Asquith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064524
eISBN:
9781781703007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064524.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks into the problems faced by Anthony Asquith during the 1930s. He joined Gainsborough Pictures, merged with the Gaumont-British, which, during the decade recruited an impressive ... More


“The Casals of the Flute,” 1926–28

Nancy Toff

in Monarch of the Flute: The Life of Georges Barrère

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170160
eISBN:
9780199850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170160.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the developments in the career of Georges Barrère during the period from 1926 to 1928. In October 1926, Barrère gave two flute recitals in Cleveland, Ohio and in December he ... More


A Cyclopean Vision

Jeffrey Spivak

in Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126432
eISBN:
9780813135663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126432.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Though Whoopee! was regarded as a success upon its release, musical films in general were suffering a steep decline in interest. Buzz went to Paramount. Gertrude was unconvinced that her son's ... More


Stars Born and Lost, 1932–1937

J.E. Smyth

in Reconstructing American Historical Cinema: From Cimarron to Citizen Kane

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124063
eISBN:
9780813134765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124063.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the historical films produced by David O. Selznick in the U.S. during the period from 1932 to 1937 that focused on Hollywood actors and actress. Selznick worked for MGM, ... More


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