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From Stage to Screen

Tim Carter

in Oklahoma!: The Making of an American Musical

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106190
eISBN:
9780300134872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106190.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the history of the film adaption of the musical Oklahoma!. It explains that the Theater Guild has set a price of $500,000 for the musical in May 1943 and analyzes the reasons ... More


Popular and Culture, World War Broadway, II

Robert L. McLaughlin and Sally E. Parry

in Broadway Goes to War: American Theater during World War II

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180946
eISBN:
9780813181028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180946.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at the operations of popular culture during the war, the rise of socially conscious theater in the 1930s, which established the aesthetic and ideological contexts in which theater ... More


Moving On

Sonja D. Williams

in Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039874
eISBN:
9780252097980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039874.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Richard Durham's efforts to find a new home for Destination Freedom once it ended its run at NBC. Perhaps inspired by his involvement with the Du Bois Theater Guild, Durham ... More


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