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. “The Judas pain”

McBride Joseph

in Frank Capra: The Catastrophe of Success

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738384
eISBN:
9781604738391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738384.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter recounts how Capra turned his back on his colleagues and joined the ranks of witch-hunters seeking to purge Hollywood of “subversive” influences. It describes Capra’s involvement in the ... More


Bargaining

Ronny Regev

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

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469636504
eISBN:
9781469636771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636504.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The sixth chapter recounts the history of Hollywood collective bargaining. On a day-to-day basis, the American motion picture industry relied on its ability to balance a modern, rationalized ... More


. “Columbia’s Gem”

McBride Joseph

in Frank Capra: The Catastrophe of Success

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738384
eISBN:
9781604738391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738384.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Capra’s activities the Screen Directors Guild (SDG), which he joined in 1937. When he joined the guild, Capra was the most prominent name among Hollywood directors. The ... More


The Myth of the Screen Directors Guild Meeting

Kevin Brianton

in Hollywood Divided: The 1950 Screen Directors Guild Meeting and the Impact of the Blacklist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168920
eISBN:
9780813169002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168920.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The SDG meeting of October 22, 1950, is a famous event in Hollywood history for all the wrong reasons. It is legendary because Cecil B. DeMille, John Ford, and Joseph L. Mankiewicz, along with many ... More


Conclusion

Kevin Brianton

in Hollywood Divided: The 1950 Screen Directors Guild Meeting and the Impact of the Blacklist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168920
eISBN:
9780813169002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168920.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Drawing together the strands present in the book, discussing how historians build on false ideas of previous ones, the conclusion calls for a more grounded approach to history.


DeMille as Anti-Communist Ogre

Kevin Brianton

in Hollywood Divided: The 1950 Screen Directors Guild Meeting and the Impact of the Blacklist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168920
eISBN:
9780813169002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168920.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 7 shows how Cecil B. DeMille’s reputation declined from a high-water mark of the late 1960s to being reviled as a director and individual from about 1985 due to the impact of the coverage of ... More


Ford’s Heroic Stand

Kevin Brianton

in Hollywood Divided: The 1950 Screen Directors Guild Meeting and the Impact of the Blacklist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168920
eISBN:
9780813169002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168920.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The central myth developed about the SDG meeting was that John Ford stood up to DeMille and stopped his drive to recall Mankiewicz and introduce the loyalty oath. However, Ford’s role before, during, ... More


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