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The World as Spectacle: Cinematic Theatricalities

Marion Schmid

in Intermedial Dialogues: The French New Wave and the Other Arts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474410632
eISBN:
9781474464741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410632.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines theatre's double role as both rival and tutelary figure for New Wave directors. From Alain Resnais's theatrical fictions to Jean-Luc Godard's Brechtian conception of the ... More


Post-war films 2 – adaptation and the theatre

Tom Ryall

in Anthony Asquith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064524
eISBN:
9781781703007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064524.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the directorial image of Anthony Asquith that was built upon ‘filmed theatre’ during the late 1940s and through the 1950s. For him the theatre played a major role, with eight of ... More


Film Programming: Curating for Cinemas, Festivals, Archives

Peter Bosma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174596
eISBN:
9780231850827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174596.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores artistic choices in cinema exhibition, focusing on film theatres, film festivals and film archives and situating film-curating issues within an international context. It describes ... More


The Growth of an Industry

Keith Withall

in Studying Early and Silent Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733704
eISBN:
9781800342095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733704.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the second decade of cinema, which runs approximately from 1905 to the start of World War I in 1914. This period sees the establishment of an industrial organisation for film, ... More


Queen Elizabeth: A Moving Picture, 1912

Victoria Duckett

in Seeing Sarah Bernhardt: Performance and Silent Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039669
eISBN:
9780252097751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039669.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the 1912 feature film Queen Elizabeth as a reflection of Sarah Bernhardt's roles in the late nineteenth century and her insistence that these could remain relevant to audiences ... More


The Politics of Exclusion: The Turbulent History of Hungarian and Polish Film, 1896—1945

Susan M. Papp

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 31: Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764715
eISBN:
9781800343368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764715.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents a comparative examination of the film industries in Hungary and Poland from the invention of the first motion picture cameras in the 1890s up to and including the Second World ... More


Apprenticeship and Beyond: Comedy Traditions and Film Design

Alan Burton and Tim O'sullivan

in The Cinema of Basil Dearden and Michael Relph

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632893
eISBN:
9780748671144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632893.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines in detail and then traces the subsequent legacies of Dearden's early film career in comedy productions and Relph's formative work in theatre and film design. On the one hand ... More


Curating Film Theatres

Peter Bosma

in Film Programming: Curating for Cinemas, Festivals, Archives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174596
eISBN:
9780231850827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174596.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the programme and audience of a film theatre. In film curating, the curator needs to know the films and the audience. A film programme can be based on a specific actor, ... More


Théâtre filmé, Opera, and Cinematic Poetry: The Clair/Pagnol Debate

Hannah Lewis

in French Musical Culture and the Coming of Sound Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190635978
eISBN:
9780190636012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635978.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Chapter 4 focuses on a famous debate between playwright Marcel Pagnol and film director René Clair. Pagnol was a successful playwright who was excited about film’s potential for recording live ... More


Reflection

Peter Bosma

in Film Programming: Curating for Cinemas, Festivals, Archives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174596
eISBN:
9780231850827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174596.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter defines the fundamental concepts that are explored throughout the book. The term ‘film’ refers to the phenomenon of a public screening of a film for a paying audience in a film theatre, ... More


Cukor Maudit: , , , , , , , , and

Bill Krohn

in George Cukor: Hollywood Master

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748693566
eISBN:
9781474416023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693566.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Cukor's films maudit. Two themes interweave in this chapter: that Cukor's strategy vis-à-vis the Production Code was already in place in the first film to be discussed, ... More


‘Never Has One Seen Reality Enveloped in Such a Phantasmagoria’: Watching Spectacular Transformations, 1860–89

Kristian Moen

in Cinematicity in Media History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748676118
eISBN:
9780748695096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676118.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, written by Kristian Moen, explores the nineteenth-century French ‘transformation views’ of the féerie. Moen situates Georges Méliès’s work within this tradition of the féerie, thus ... More


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