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The Modern City Streets

Benjamin Fraser

in Visible Cities, Global Comics: Urban Images and Spatial Form

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825032
eISBN:
9781496825025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825032.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the way in which early comics established a legacy emphasizing urban street life. It begins by detailing the connection of comics with urban environments, themes and circulation ... More


Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City

Peter D. Norton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262141000
eISBN:
9780262280754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262141000.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Before the advent of the automobile, users of city streets were diverse and included children at play and pedestrians at large. By 1930, most streets were primarily a motor thoroughfares where ... More


Hollywood: The Breakthrough Years

David Luhrssen

in Mamoulian: Life on Stage and Screen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136769
eISBN:
9780813141336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136769.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Mamoulian's second film, the gangster picture City Streets (1932), was based on a screenplay by Dashiell Hammett with Gary Cooper co-starring with Sylvia Sidney. From there, Mamoulian moved on to Dr. ... More


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