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Von Sternberg

Von Sternberg

John Baxter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126012
eISBN:
9780813135601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126012.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Belligerent and evasive, Josef von Sternberg chose to ignore his illegitimate birth in Austria, deprived New York childhood, abusive father, and lack of education. The director who strutted onto the ... More

A War of LogisticsParachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Charles R. Shrader

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

In A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945–1954, the author argues that the First Indochina War was a war of logistics in which strategic and operational plans and their outcome ... More

The Way of Duty, Honor, CountryThe Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

Charles Pelot Summerall

Timothy K. Nenninger (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126180
eISBN:
9780813135649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126180.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

After graduating from West Point in 1892, Charles Pelot Summerall (1867–1955) launched a distinguished military career, fighting Filipino insurgents in 1899 and Boxers in China in 1900. His ... More

We’ll Always Have the MoviesAmerican Cinema during World War II

We’ll Always Have the Movies: American Cinema during World War II

Robert L. McLaughlin and Sally E. Parry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123868
eISBN:
9780813134840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123868.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

During the highly charged years of World War II, movies perhaps best communicated to Americans who they were and why they were fighting. These films were more than just an explanation of historical ... More

William WylerThe Life and Films of Hollywood's Most Celebrated Director

William Wyler: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Most Celebrated Director

Gabriel Miller

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142098
eISBN:
9780813142371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142098.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides the first comprehensive study of William Wyler's major films. Despite his status as the most decorated American film director in history (including 3 Oscars and a record 12 Oscar ... More

A Woman's WageHistorical Meanings and Social Consequences

A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

Alice Kessler-Harris

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145136
eISBN:
9780813145631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145136.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the changing social ideas that have determined wages for women during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The struggle between the concepts of identity, traditional ... More

Ziegfeld and His FolliesA Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer

Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer

Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160887
eISBN:
9780813165530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160887.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Whatever audiences craved, whether it was gorgeous girls, catchy tunes, the latest dance craze, or zany humor, the Ziegfeld Follies gave it to them. The producer of the Follies, Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., ... More

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