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Voice of the WildcatsClaude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Claude Sullivan was a brilliant young man whose athletic career and studies were cut short by a near-fatal case of osteomyelitis while he was in high school. Claude found a niche in broadcasting. ... More

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

The war that won't dieThe Spanish Civil War in cinema

The war that won't die: The Spanish Civil War in cinema

David Archibald

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078088
eISBN:
9781781704592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078088.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book charts the changing nature of cinematic depictions of the Spanish Civil War. In 1936, a significant number of artists, filmmakers and writers – from George Orwell and Pablo Picasso to Joris ... More

Watching the World

Watching the World

Thomas Austin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076893
eISBN:
9781781701775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076893.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Screen documentary has experienced a marked rise in visibility and popularity in recent years. What are the reasons for the so-called ‘boom’ in documentaries at the cinema? How has television ... 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

Where Film Meets PhilosophyGodard, Resnais, and Experiments in Cinematic Thinking

Where Film Meets Philosophy: Godard, Resnais, and Experiments in Cinematic Thinking

Hunter Vaughan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161336
eISBN:
9780231530828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161336.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This text interweaves phenomenology and semiotics to analyze cinema's ability to challenge conventional modes of thought. Merging Maurice Merleau-Ponty's phenomenology of perception with Gilles ... More

White GypsiesRace and Stardom in Spanish Musicals

White Gypsies: Race and Stardom in Spanish Musicals

Eva Woods Peiró

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816645848
eISBN:
9781452945880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816645848.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Little has been written about the Spanish film musical, a genre usually associated with the early Franco dictatorship and dismissed by critics as reactionary, escapist fare. A timely and valuable ... 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 Word from Our SponsorAdmen, Advertising, and the Golden Age of Radio

A Word from Our Sponsor: Admen, Advertising, and the Golden Age of Radio

Cynthia B. Meyers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823253708
eISBN:
9780823268931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253708.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this book the author repositions the advertising industry as a central agent in the development of broadcasting in the USA and challenges conventional views about the role of advertising in ... More

The Wounds of NationsHorror Cinema, Historical Trauma and National Identity

The Wounds of Nations: Horror Cinema, Historical Trauma and National Identity

Linnie Blake

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075933
eISBN:
9781781700914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075933.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the ways in which the unashamedly disturbing conventions of international horror cinema allow audiences to engage with the traumatic legacy of the recent past in a manner that has ... More

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