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From the Cabaret Number to the Melodrama of Dance Reform: Folded Corporeal Histories of the Dancer-Actress in the 1950s and 1960s

Usha Iyer

in Dancing Women: Choreographing Corporeal Histories of Hindi Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190938734
eISBN:
9780190938772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938734.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 focuses on two Bharatanatyam-trained stars in the 1950s and 1960s, Vyjayanthimala and Waheeda Rehman, analyzing changes in film dance alongside the canonization of specific classical and ... More


Scores of Movement: Lev Kuleshov’s Approach to Film Acting

Ana Hedberg Olenina

in Psychomotor Aesthetics: Movement and Affect in Modern Literature and Film

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190051259
eISBN:
9780190051297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051259.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 3 examines the approaches to film actor training developed by the Soviet avant-garde filmmaker Lev Kuleshov in the early 1920s. Inspired by the radical innovations of contemporary theater, ... More


Performing Deities and Devotees: Debating Film-Making Practices

Uma Maheswari Bhrugubanda

in Deities and Devotees: Cinema, Religion, and Politics in South India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199487356
eISBN:
9780199093281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487356.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 5 adopts the framework suggested by Partha Chatterjee for the study of popular culture wherein the critical focus is on disciplinary practices rather than underlying beliefs or concepts. ... More


Some Versions of Cary Grant

James Naremore

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197566374
eISBN:
9780197566411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566374.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Some Versions of Cary Grant analyses Cary Grant’s performances in a gallery of his best films, arguing that he not only had exceptional skills but also greater range than is usually recognized. ... More


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