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Sound

Gary D. Rhodes and Robert Singer

in Consuming Images: Film Art and the American Television Commercial

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460682
eISBN:
9781474481083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460682.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 6 covers sound, offering discussions of how the television commercial has revived, fostered, and revitalized the musical and the silent film genres, integrating sound and image in ... More


Childhood

Graham Russell Gao Hodges

in Anna May Wong: From Laundryman's Daughter to Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139637
eISBN:
9789882208698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139637.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter details Wong's childhood in second generation Chinese American family. Her father travelled across the Pacific Ocean and established their family in China. It discusses Wong's parents ... More


Early Japanese Noir

HomerB. Pettey

in International Noir

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748691104
eISBN:
9781474406437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691104.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the Japanese language, kuro or koku shares similar meanings with the French word noir, such as the visual absence of color, black, dark, and shadowed as well as the metaphorical associations with ... More


Oscar Micheaux, The Exile, and the Black Western Race Film

Michael K. Johnson

in Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos: Conceptions of the African American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039287
eISBN:
9781626740013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039287.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces a group of conventions common to “race film” westerns from their origins in Oscar Micheaux’s films set in South Dakota—his silent era The Homesteader and The Symbol of the ... More


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