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“Raw Power”: Protopunk Transformations of the Blues

Evan Rapport

in Damaged: Musicality and Race in Early American Punk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831217
eISBN:
9781496831262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831217.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

Punk’s musical style can be considered as beginning with the transformations to blues resources explored mostly by white baby boomers invested in the sixties counterculture, especially in the ... More


Becoming Benny: The Development of Jack Benny’s Character-Focused Comedy for Radio

Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley

in Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295049
eISBN:
9780520967946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295049.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Jack Benny drew from a successful vaudeville career to adapt his humor to radio form in 1932. Realizing the pressures of creating new program material on a weekly basis, he hires Harry Conn. Benny ... More


“What Are You Laughing at, Mary?”: Mary Livingstone’s Comic Voice

Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley

in Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295049
eISBN:
9780520967946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295049.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Reluctant, young Sadye Marks becomes drawn into vaudeville and radio performance through marriage to Jack Benny. The character created for her by Harry Conn, Mary Livingstone, becomes a popular and ... More


The Cycle Changes, 1963–1971

Brain Taves

in Hollywood Presents Jules Verne: The Father of Science Fiction on Screen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813161129
eISBN:
9780813165523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161129.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Rather than being aimed at family filmgoers generally, Hollywood Verne adaptations began to polarize around either adults or preteens in the later 1960s. A bifurcation emerged as Verne became a name ... More


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