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Did they catch the ferry?

Wahl Jan

in Carl Theodor Dreyer and Ordet: My Summer with the Danish Filmmaker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136189
eISBN:
9780813141176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136189.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The final chapter details the end of Wahl's summer with Dreyer. He describes the feast cooked by Ebba Dreyer the night before he leaves Denmark. Wahl chooses to leave because of Dreyer's need to work ... More


Authors of the Storm: Meteorologists and the Culture of Prediction

Gary Fine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226249520
eISBN:
9780226249544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226249544.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Whether it is used as an icebreaker in conversation or as the subject of serious inquiry, “the weather” is one of the few subjects that everyone talks about. And though we recognize the faces that ... More


Cinematic Segregation: Dunham in World War II Hollywood

Hannah Durkin

in Josephine Baker and Katherine Dunham: Dances in Literature and Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042621
eISBN:
9780252051463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042621.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines Dunham’s interventions in World War II-era U.S. cinema. Focusing on three of Dunham’s Hollywood films, Carnival of Rhythm (1941), Star Spangled Rhythm (1942), and Stormy Weather ... More


A feeling for atmosphere

Wahl Jan

in Carl Theodor Dreyer and Ordet: My Summer with the Danish Filmmaker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136189
eISBN:
9780813141176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136189.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As the production crew awaits appropriate weather conditions, Dreyer confides in Wahl his anxiety over the day's cloudy atmosphere. He tells Wahl that it is difficult for him to sleep at night ... More


Film

Christopher Gair

in The American Counterculture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619887
eISBN:
9780748671137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619887.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the concluding chapter, the focus remains on Hollywood representations of the counterculture. The chapter suggests, however, that from the mid-1960s, many counterculture-inflected actors, ... More


Serious Screen Fare, but Flying High on Stage

Andy Propst

in They Made Us Happy: Betty Comden & Adolph Green's Musicals & Movies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190630935
eISBN:
9780190630966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630935.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

After a false start on one project for MGM (which did ultimately resurface for them a few years later), Comden and Green discovered that Gene Kelly loved an idea they had had for a follow-up to the ... More


:: A Changing Atmosphere: From Developmental to Operational Numerical Weather Prediction (1952–1955)

Kristine C. Harper

in Weather by the Numbers: The Genesis of Modern Meteorology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083782
eISBN:
9780262274982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083782.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter details the progress toward operational numerical weather prediction. All three weather services—the Navy, the Air Force, and the Weather Bureau—which were members of the Joint ... More


:: A New Atmosphere

Kristine C. Harper

in Weather by the Numbers: The Genesis of Modern Meteorology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262083782
eISBN:
9780262274982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083782.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The opening of the new Joint Numerical Weather Prediction Unit marked the end of the preliminary research period, but it was just the beginning of the worldwide spread of numerical weather ... More


A Breath of Fresh Air: Constable and the Coast

Christiana Payne

in Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474435734
eISBN:
9781474453721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435734.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

John Constable is often thought of as a painter of trees, canals and meadows; country labourers and wagons. His coastal paintings are considered a somewhat peripheral part of his output. Yet they are ... More


US Congress: Controlling Weather Control

Kristine C. Harper

in Make It Rain: State Control of the Atmosphere in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226437231
eISBN:
9780226437378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437378.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses how US congressmen, especially Senator Clinton P. Anderson of New Mexico, attempted to regulate weather control as a potential weapon to use offensively against enemies, ... More


A Public Science

Gary Alan Fine

in Authors of the Storm: Meteorologists and the Culture of Prediction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226249520
eISBN:
9780226249544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226249544.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter focuses on the organizational features of meteorology, particularly the position of operational meteorology as government-sponsored activity. The organization of operational meteorology ... More


Forecast: Chilly Overcast Light Drizzle No People Left

David Ehrenfeld

in Swimming Lessons: Keeping Afloat in the Age of Technology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195148527
eISBN:
9780197561867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195148527.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

I used to enjoy listening to the National Weather Service forecasts on my short-wave weather radio. An endlessly repeated taped message updated every few hours might be less than thrilling, but ... More


Weather: Western Climes

Theodore Martin

in Contemporary Drift: Genre, Historicism, and the Problem of the Present

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231181921
eISBN:
9780231543897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231181921.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 develops a meteorological history of the western from John Ford and Sergio Corbucci to Kelly Reichardt and Takashi Miike in order to show how the twenty-first-century western adapts to the ... More


The Criminalization of Late Sixties Militancy in Television Police Procedurals

Kristen Hoerl

in The Bad Sixties: Hollywood Memories of the Counterculture, Antiwar, and Black Power Movements

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817235
eISBN:
9781496817273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817235.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses episodes from three television police dramas that were inspired by the publicity surrounding radical militant groups including the Weather Underground, the Black Liberation ... More


Giant Brains

James Lawrence Powell

in Four Revolutions in the Earth Sciences: From Heresy to Truth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164481
eISBN:
9780231538459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164481.003.0034
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter looks at the use of digital computers by scientists to solve the complex equations needed for numerical weather prediction. The first attempts used the ENIAC (Electronic Numerical ... More


ENIAC Settles Down to Work

Thomas Haigh, Mark Priestley, and Crispin Rope

in Eniac in Action: Making and Remaking the Modern Computer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262033985
eISBN:
9780262334426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033985.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

ENIAC’s new configuration was stabilized with further tweaks over the summer of 1948. Over the next seven years it ran more than a hundred different applications, and was gradually transformed from ... More


Agricultural Drought in North-Central Mexico

José Alfredo Rodríguez-Pineda and Lorrain Giddings

in Monitoring and Predicting Agricultural Drought: A Global Study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195162349
eISBN:
9780197562109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195162349.003.0018
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Drought is the most significant natural phenomenon that affects the agriculture of northern Mexico. The more drought-prone areas in Mexico fall in the northern half of the country, in the states of ... More


Introduction

James Schwoch

in Wired into Nature: The Telegraph and the North American Frontier

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041778
eISBN:
9780252050459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041778.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Introduction lays out the narrative themes of the book, defines the narrative scale and scope of the book, and offers a brief trajectory of present-day issues relevant to the study, including ... More


What Desires Are Not

Nomy Arpaly and Timothy Schroeder

in In Praise of Desire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199348169
eISBN:
9780199348183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348169.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Desires are neither essentially motivational states nor essentially emotional states. Habits and other phenomena show that motivation can exist without desire; thought experiments, such as Galen ... More


The Weather Watchers

Galen Strawson

in Mental Reality

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513104
eISBN:
9780262259224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513104.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The Weather Watchers are intelligent creatures with a strong interest in the local weather. Aside from having sensations, thoughts, emotions, beliefs, and desires, they possess a conception of an ... More


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