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Ann DvorakHollywood's Forgotten Rebel$
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Christina Rice

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780813144269

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.001.0001

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(p.49) 5 Scarface
Ann Dvorak

Christina Rice

University Press of Kentucky

This chapter gives background on the pre-Code era of filmmaking, along with Howard Hughes’s entry into the film industry and his decision to make Scarface. The chapter also covers Dvorak’s relationship with actress Karen Morley and how this bond led to Ann being cast by director Howard Hawks in Scarface, thus launching her career as a dramatic film actress.

Keywords:   Scarface, pre-Code, Howard Hughes, Howard Hawks, Karen Morley

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