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“Travelling Circus”: The Transnational in Film Production of the 1950s

Steven C. Caton

in Lawrence of Arabia: A Film's Anthropology

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520210820
eISBN:
9780520919891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520210820.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies the international dimensions of filmmaking, which have been widely ignored by film studies. It identifies the advantages of international filmmaking, and examines Lawrence of ... More


Introduction Film history meets translation history: The lure of the archive

Jean-François Cornu

Carol O’ (ed.)

in The Translation of Films, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266434
eISBN:
9780191884191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266434.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter highlights how film translation history is a new discipline, a coming together of film history and translation history. It provides a definition of film translation as ... More


The reception of dubbing in France 1931–3: The case of Paramount

Martin Barnier

in The Translation of Films, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266434
eISBN:
9780191884191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266434.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The international film trade changed dramatically with the generalisation of sound films. It became more difficult for Hollywood to export English-speaking films than during the silent era. One ... More


Screaming Lambs and Lusty Wolves: Moral Attitudes and Evolution

Torben Grodal

in Embodied Visions: Evolution, Emotion, Culture and Film

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371314
eISBN:
9780199870585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371314.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter contrasts different approaches to the question of the relationship between morality and the viewer’s simulation of emotions in film and uses The Silence of the Lambs as a test case for ... More


Latin American Openings of Hitchcock’s Films: The Reception History for Mexico City

Dona M. Kercher

in Latin Hitchcock: How Almodóvar, Amenábar, De la Iglesia, Del Toro and Campanella Became Notorious

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172097
eISBN:
9780231850735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172097.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces an enthusiastic and nationally inflected welcome for Hitchcock's films in Mexico City. On the one hand, how Hitchcock's movies were marketed to highlight melodrama, rather than ... More


Introduction: Looking Up: Hollywood and Revolutionary Cuban Nationalism

Megan Feeney

in Hollywood in Havana: US Cinema and Revolutionary Nationalism in Cuba before 1959

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226593555
eISBN:
9780226593722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593722.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introduction establishes the book’s key arguments and their contributions to scholarship on US Empire, Cuban history, Hollywood abroad, and film reception. To better understand the 1959 Cuban ... More


Grindhouse Nostalgia: Memory, Home Video and Exploitation Film Fandom

David Church

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748699100
eISBN:
9781474408578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699100.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Combining cultural history, media industry analysis, reception study, and textual readings, this book explores how nostalgia for drive-in theatres and grind houses provides fans with remembered ... More


Breaking the Chains: Hollywood Noir in Postwar Havana, 1946–1952

Megan Feeney

in Hollywood in Havana: US Cinema and Revolutionary Nationalism in Cuba before 1959

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226593555
eISBN:
9780226593722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593722.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the distribution, exhibition, and reception of Hollywood films noir and social problem films in postwar Havana, identifying important shifts in Hollywood (politics, content, and ... More


Rebel Idealism: Hollywood in Havana during the Batistato, 1952–1958

Megan Feeney

in Hollywood in Havana: US Cinema and Revolutionary Nationalism in Cuba before 1959

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226593555
eISBN:
9780226593722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593722.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores film reception and US-Cuban film business relations in Havana during Batista’s military dictatorship (1952–58), in which the Cuban appropriation of pre-1959 Hollywood toward the ... More


The Film Business That Unites: Early US Cinema in Havana, 1897–1928

Megan Feeney

in Hollywood in Havana: US Cinema and Revolutionary Nationalism in Cuba before 1959

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226593555
eISBN:
9780226593722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593722.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter covers film distribution, exhibition, and reception in Havana during the era of silent cinema and of Cuba’s first republic, which roughly overlapped. At the turn-of-the-century, moving ... More


Introduction

Terence McSweeney

in Studying the Hurt Locker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325734
eISBN:
9781800342408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325734.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes the film The Hurt Locker, including its stylistic and narrative devices, cultural impact, reception, and relationship to the genre. It analyzes what The Hurt Locker ultimately ... More


Hollywood in Havana: US Cinema and Revolutionary Nationalism in Cuba before 1959

Megan Feeney

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226593555
eISBN:
9780226593722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593722.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book explores the US film industry’s presence and influence in Havana, Cuba during the first six decades of the 20th century. Especially beginning in the 1920s, Hollywood dominated the film ... More


The Enduring Cult of The Bride with White Hair: Chivalry and the Monstrous Other in the Hong Kong Fantasy-Horror

Daniel Martin

in Hong Kong Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424592
eISBN:
9781474444705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424592.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Bride with White Hair (Ronny Yu, 1993) tells the tale of a heroic swordsman’s ill-fated love affair with a woman transformed by hatred into a white-haired killer, elevated the figure of the ... More


Embodied Engagements: Viewership Practices and the Habitus of Telugu Cinema

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/9780199487356.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Through ethnographic explorations of the question of viewership, this chapter shifts the focus from film texts to film-viewing contexts. It critically reflects upon the embodied character of viewer ... More


Turkey: Transnational Dimensions of a Large National Film Industry

Melis Behlil

in Contemporary Balkan Cinema: Transnational Exchanges and Global Circuits

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474458436
eISBN:
9781474495219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458436.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter on Turkey draws a multifaceted portrait of the film (and television) industry in the country, including ongoing struggles between state and filmmakers, while also presenting a critical ... More


What’s the Big Deal about Horror Movies, and Who Watches Them, Anyway?

Mathias Clasen

in A Very Nervous Person's Guide to Horror Movies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197535899
eISBN:
9780197535936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535899.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The audience for horror films is more diverse than many people seem to assume. The genre appeals to women and men, young and old, thrill seekers and neurotics alike. The horror genre is also more ... More


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