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“Hello Out There in TV Land”: Musical Agency in the Early Television Anthology Drama

Ron Rodman

in Tuning In: American Narrative Television Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195340242
eISBN:
9780199863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340242.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter examines the function of music as a veritable navigator through television “flow,” a term coined by Raymond Williams to describe the chain of texts (programs, commercials, station ... More


Breaking the Code of Silence

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

To fight the system (men’s power to hire), the Stuntwomen’s Subcommittee distributed a survey to Los Angeles and New York stuntwomen to prove to SAG that there were problems. After actor Vic Morrow ... More


The Whole Truth: Music as Truth in The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

Reba Wissner

in Anxiety Muted: American Film Music in a Suburban Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199936151
eISBN:
9780190204662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936151.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Much has been written about The Twilight Zone, one of the most iconic television series of the twentieth century, and scholars have offered numerous interpretations, often highlighting how the ... More


The Deep, the Cold, the Dark: Life at the End of the Line

Wolf H. Berger

in Ocean: Reflections on a Century of Exploration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247789
eISBN:
9780520942547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247789.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses deep-sea life, the largest life habitat on Earth. It focuses on the diversity of organisms living in the mesopelagic and bathypelagic depth zones of the ocean—that is, the ... More


“Ecstasy and Grief”

Joseph McBride

in Steven Spielberg: A Biography, Second Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738360
eISBN:
9781604738377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738360.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details Spielberg’s involvement in the films E. T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Poltergeist, Gremlins, Twilight Zone—The Movie, and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.


The First Interlude: The Dark Corners

Mike Ashley

in Science Fiction Rebels: The Story of the Science-Fiction Magazines from 1981 to 1990

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382608
eISBN:
9781786945457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382608.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Explores the reemergence of the horror fiction magazine following the success of writers like Stephen King and Dean Koontz, but now the emphasis was as much on the horrors of scientific development ... More


Between the Twilight Zone and the Underground Railroad: “Owagea”

Carole Boyce Davies

in Caribbean Spaces: Escapes from Twilight Zones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038020
eISBN:
9780252095863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038020.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter sets up the discussion of “twilight zones.” Twilight refers to that space of unreality between night and day, where spirits begin to roam and objects that seem perfectly normal in the ... More


Narrative Structure: Closure and Frame Shifters

Carl Plantinga

in Screen Stories: Emotion and the Ethics of Engagement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190867133
eISBN:
9780190867171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867133.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

After a discussion of the most important thought about narrative closure and ethics, this chapter goes on to explore one sort of ending—the frame shifter—that was a feature of many episodes of the ... More


Past as Present: History on Television from the 1950s to the 1970s

M. J. Rymsza-Pawlowska

in History Comes Alive: Public History and Popular Culture in the 1970s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633862
eISBN:
9781469633879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633862.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Television is one of the earliest indicators of a significant shift, by the 1970s, in how we understand and learn about history. In the 1950s and 60s, television programs like You Are There and The ... More


In the Basement: Shelter, Suburbia, and the Nuclear Family

David L. Pike

in Cold War Space and Culture in the 1960s and 1980s: The Bunkered Decades

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780192846167
eISBN:
9780191938528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846167.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The home fallout shelter is an outsized presence in American culture around 1962 despite the fact that relatively few were actually built. There are a number of reasons this happened; the reason that ... More


Back to the Cave: Tribalism and Feral Humanity

David L. Pike

in Cold War Space and Culture in the 1960s and 1980s: The Bunkered Decades

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780192846167
eISBN:
9780191938528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846167.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

While the individual fallout shelter provided a new space for imagining the family unit in the context of broader social forces, the cave shelter stressed the animal nature of modern man. Whether ... More


Using text in Sequence Analysis

Soumya Raychaudhuri

in Computational Text Analysis: for functional genomics and bioinformatics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198567400
eISBN:
9780191916700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198567400.003.0011
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

Text about genes can be effectively leveraged to enhance sequence analysis (MacCallum, Kelley et al. 2000; Chang, Raychaudhuri et al. 2001; McCallum and Ganesh 2003; Eskin and Agichtein 2004; Tu, ... More


The Private Supershelter: Survivalism and Self-Reliance

David L. Pike

in Cold War Space and Culture in the 1960s and 1980s: The Bunkered Decades

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780192846167
eISBN:
9780191938528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846167.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The private supershelter as a space proposes an artificial environment sufficiently palatial, high-tech, and heavily fortified to render permanent underground living worthwhile despite the ... More


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