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‘A more permanent world’: Quo vadis (1951), Runaway Production, and the Internationalization of Hollywood

Jonathan Stubbs

in The Novel of Neronian Rome and its Multimedial Transformations: Sienkiewicz's Quo vadis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198867531
eISBN:
9780191904318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867531.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter traces the long production history of Quo Vadis at MGM, beginning in the mid-1930s and including an unsuccessful attempt to bring Sienkiewicz’s novel to the screen during the Second ... More


Hou Xiaoxian as Ambassador: Performing Cross-Strait Histories in the “Taiwan Trilogy”

Dennis Lo

in The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter closely traces the evolution of Hou Xiaoxian's contentious modes of place making while he shot on-location in China for the “Taiwan Trilogy," where Southern Chinese locales sometimes ... More


Hollywood Does Iceland: Authenticity, Genericity and the Picturesque

Björn Norðfjörð

in Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter addresses the use of location substitution by Hollywood in Iceland. Ranging from films as diverse as Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel Prometheus (2012) and Lee Tamihori’s James Bond vehicle ... More


Pinewood’s Fiddler Fans Goldwyn’s Folly: London’s Battle for Postproduction Sound Business

Katherine Quanz (ed.)

in Voicing the Cinema: Film Music and the Integrated Soundtrack

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043000
eISBN:
9780252051869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043000.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines archived correspondence between the Los Angeles–based Goldwyn Studios and London’s Pinewood Studios during the creation of Fiddler on the Roof’s four-track sound design. ... More


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