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Mickeys

James Bohn

in Music in Disney's Animated Features: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Jungle Book

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812148
eISBN:
9781496812186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812148.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

The first prolonged success achieved by the Disney Studios came about with the creation of Mickey Mouse. This character was presented to the world in Steamboat Willie, the first closely synchronized ... More


Railways and Coastal Shipping in Britain in the Later Nineteenth Century: Cooperation and Competition

John Armstrong

in The Vital Spark: The British Coastal Trade, 1700-1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497308
eISBN:
9781786944542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497308.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay charts the lesser-known methods utilised by rail and shipping companies to restrict inter-modal competition in Britain in the late nineteenth century. It examines the collaboration between ... More


Steamboat’s America

Brian Cremins

in Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496808769
eISBN:
9781496808806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808769.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Steamboat, Billy Batson’s friend and valet, was a stereotypical African American character who appeared in Fawcett’s comic books until 1945, when a group of New York City middle school students ... More


George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Lawrence M. Crutcher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This is a biography of George Keats, brother of the poet John Keats and a community leader in Louisville. The book examines how the boys’ troubled childhood in London, orphaned at early ages, linked ... More


The Pivotal Year 1827–1828

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Sets the stage, at the middle of his life, for Keats’ biography. From his house in the Louisville saw mill, one looks back to his modest family origins and dysfunctional childhood in London, and ... More


Henderson And Audubon 1818–1819

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

George commits much of his inheritance to a steamboat investment proposed by his host John J Audubon. Audubon gives George a lesson in chopping wood. The investment sours, almost immediately. George ... More


Steam Shipping and the Beginnings of Overseas Tourism: British Travel to North Western Europe, 1820-1850

John Armstrong and David M. Williams

in The Impact of Technological Change: The Early Steamship in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497377
eISBN:
9781786944474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497377.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter, like the two that precede it, quashes the myth that the recreational travel and tourism industry began with Thomas Cook and the railway system, pointing instead to the roots developed ... More


Painting the Clouds Snow White, South Park, and Other Ways to Animate a Musical

Richard Barrios

in Dangerous Rhythm: Why Movie Musicals Matter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199973842
eISBN:
9780199370115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973842.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

From 1928 and Steamboat Willie onward, music has been an intrinsic part of the animated film. Starting with shorts and moving into features, song and scoring have taken the cartoon through the ... More


Buster Keaton’s Climate Change

Jennifer Fay

in Inhospitable World: Cinema in the Time of the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190696771
eISBN:
9780190696818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696771.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

Much of Buster Keaton’s slapstick comedy revolves around his elaborate outdoor sets and the crafty weather design that destroys them. In contrast to D. W. Griffith, who insisted on filming in ... More


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