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Dalton TrumboBlacklisted Hollywood Radical

Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical

Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146805
eISBN:
9780813154770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146805.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Dalton Trumbo (1905–1976) was one of the highest-paid screenwriters in Hollywood, an outspoken advocate of left-wing political views, the most famous member of the Hollywood Ten, and the person who ... More

Freedom of the ScreenLegal Challenges to State Film Censorship, 1915-1981

Freedom of the Screen: Legal Challenges to State Film Censorship, 1915-1981

Laura Wittern-Keller

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124513
eISBN:
9780813134901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124513.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The proliferation of movies at the turn of the twentieth century attracted not only the attention of audiences across America, but also the apprehensive eyes of government officials and special ... More

Freedom to OffendHow New York Remade Movie Culture

Freedom to Offend: How New York Remade Movie Culture

Raymond J. Haberski

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124292
eISBN:
9780813134918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124292.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the postwar era, the lure of controversy sold movie tickets as much as the promise of entertainment did. This book investigates the movie culture that emerged as official censorship declined and ... More

Hawks on Hawks

Hawks on Hawks

Joseph McBride

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Howard Hawks (1896–1977) is the most versatile of all the great American directors, having worked with equal ease and brilliance in screwball comedies, Westerns, gangster movies, musicals, and ... More

Hitchcock Lost and FoundThe Forgotten Films

Hitchcock Lost and Found: The Forgotten Films

Alain Kerzoncuf and Charles Barr

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160825
eISBN:
9780813160870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160825.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Alfred Hitchcock has become the most widely known and discussed filmmaker in the history of the medium; his films continue to be the focus both of public interest and of close analysis by students, ... More

Hollywood DividedThe 1950 Screen Directors Guild Meeting and the Impact of the Blacklist

Hollywood Divided: The 1950 Screen Directors Guild Meeting and the Impact of the Blacklist

Kevin Brianton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168920
eISBN:
9780813169002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168920.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Screen Directors Guild (SDG) meeting of October 22, 1950, was convened to discuss the recall (dismissal) of the director Joseph L. Mankiewicz as Guild president by a conservative group headed by ... More

Hollywood Presents Jules VerneThe Father of Science Fiction on Screen

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

Brian Taves

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813161129
eISBN:
9780813165523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161129.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Jules Verne has been not only the most-published French author in the English-speaking world for more than 150 years but also a source of inspiration to filmmakers since the birth of the medium. In ... More

Hollywood’s War with Poland 1939–1945

Hollywood’s War with Poland 1939–1945

M.B.B. Biskupski

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125596
eISBN:
9780813135335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125596.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

During World War II, Hollywood studios supported the war effort by making patriotic movies designed to raise the nation's morale. These movies often portrayed the combatants in very simple terms: ... More

John GilbertThe Last of the Silent Film Stars

John Gilbert: The Last of the Silent Film Stars

Eve Golden

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141626
eISBN:
9780813142579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141626.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A biography of the man the 2011 Oscar-winning The Artist was based on, the dazzling comet of the silent screen, John Gilbert (1897-1936). MGM's hottest male sex symbol of the 1920s, her starred in ... More

Killing the Indian MaidenImages of Native American Women in Film

Killing the Indian Maiden: Images of Native American Women in Film

M. Elise Marubbio

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124148
eISBN:
9780813134710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124148.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines the fascinating and often disturbing portrayal of Native American women in film. Through discussion of thirty-four Hollywood films from the silent period to the present, the book ... More

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