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The Cukor “Problem”: , , and

Robert B. Ray

in George Cukor: Hollywood Master

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748693566
eISBN:
9781474416023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693566.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter attempts to discover Cukor's style despite his frequent avoidances of a blatant directorial presence in his works by comparing his movies with other versions of the same source material. ... More


Loving Attention: Lessons in Love From The Philadelphia Story

Susan Wolf

in Understanding Love: Philosophy, Film, and Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195384512
eISBN:
9780199350452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384512.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

What is the relationship between love and knowledge? Using the concept of “loving attention” found in Iris Murdoch’s philosophical essays and the film The Philadelphia Story, the paper considers and ... More


Loving Attention: Lessons in Love from The Philadelphia Story

Susan Wolf

in The Variety of Values: Essays on Morality, Meaning, and Love

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780195332803
eISBN:
9780190219123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332803.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Using the concept of “loving attention” found in Iris Murdoch’s philosophical essays and the film The Philadelphia Story as its guides, the chapter considers and rejects the popular view that love ... More


Chapter 16

Mark Glancy

in Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190053130
eISBN:
9780190053161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053130.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In September 1939, the outbreak of war between Britain and Germany placed Cary Grant in a difficult position. He had been living in the USA for all of his adult life, but because he was known to be ... More


Chapter Seven

Patrick McGilligan

in George Cukor: A Double Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680382
eISBN:
9781452948843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680382.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses some of the films directed by George Cukor for MGM. Almost one month to the day after he was fired from Gone with the Wind Cukor’s contract with MGM took effect, and he ... More


Cary Grant, the Making of a Hollywood Legend

Mark Glancy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190053130
eISBN:
9780190053161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053130.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Archie Leach was a poorly educated, working-class boy from a troubled family living in the backstreets of Bristol. Cary Grant was Hollywood’s most debonair film star—the embodiment of worldly ... More


Strictly the Movies II: How Radio Days Generated Nights at the Movies

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The episodes of Radio Daysconstitute Allen’s cinematic act of gratitude to radio shows of the 1940s which demanded that his young self and other listeners visualize what the programs aurally ... More


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