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A Uniquely American Epic: Intimacy and Action, Tenderness and Violence in Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch

Michael Bliss (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178141
eISBN:
9780813178134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178141.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Widely acknowledged as a highly innovative film, Sam Peckinpah’s The Wild Bunch was released in 1969. From the outset, the movie was considered controversial because of its powerful, graphic, and ... More


Introduction: The Wild Bunch at Fifty

Michael Bliss (ed.)

in A Uniquely American Epic: Intimacy and Action, Tenderness and Violence in Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178141
eISBN:
9780813178134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178141.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The book’s introduction outlines the major reasons why The Wild Bunch is an important film, describes other films from the 1960s that acted as precedents for the film, and briefly tells the reader ... More


Harry Dean and the New Hollywood

Joseph B. Atkins

in Harry Dean Stanton: Hollywood's Zen Rebel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180106
eISBN:
9780813180113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180106.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter begins with an interview with Monte Hellman, one of the seminal directors of the "New Hollywood" era of the 1960s and 1970s that followed the decline of the old studio system and ushered ... More


The Prisoner of Gravity

Jonathan R. Eller

in Bradbury Beyond Apollo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043413
eISBN:
9780252052293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043413.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The early 1970s stage and screen projects that distracted Bradbury from short story writing shape the content of chapter four. The ABC Movie of the Week adaptation of his short story “The Screaming ... More


Harry Dean Stanton: Hollywood's Zen Rebel

Joseph B. Atkins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180106
eISBN:
9780813180113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180106.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Harry Dean Stanton (1926--2017) got his start in Hollywood in TV productions such as Zane Grey Theater and Gunsmoke. After a series of minor parts in forgettable westerns, he gradually began to get ... More


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