The Resource George Cukor : Hollywood master, edited by Murray Pomerance & R. Barton Palmer, (electronic resource)

George Cukor : Hollywood master, edited by Murray Pomerance & R. Barton Palmer, (electronic resource)

Label
George Cukor : Hollywood master
Title
George Cukor
Title remainder
Hollywood master
Statement of responsibility
edited by Murray Pomerance & R. Barton Palmer
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The various essays in this volume, all written by prominent experts in the field, offer critical discussions of every feature film Cukor directed and include a rich trove of valuable information about their production histories
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
791.4/3/0233092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1998.3.C85
LC item number
G46 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Target audience
specialized
Label
George Cukor : Hollywood master, edited by Murray Pomerance & R. Barton Palmer, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Figures; Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction -- R. Barton Palmer and Murray Pomerance; The Career; Working Methods; Atmospheric Touches; Chapter 1 -- Cukor's Tragicomedies of Marriage: Dinner at Eight, No More Ladies, The Women, and The Marrying Kind -- Maureen Turim; Dinner at Eight; The Women; No More Ladies; The Marrying Kind; Chapter 2 -- George Cukor's Late Style: Justine, Travels With My Aunt, and Rich and Famous -- James Morrison; Justine and New Hollywood Modernism; Abstraction and Rhythm in Travels With My Aunt; Queer Cukor: Rich and Famous
  • Chapter 3 -- Libel, Scandal, and Bad Big Names: It Should Happen to You, Les Girls, Camille, and Romeo and Juliet -- Dominic LennardBringing her Back to Earth: It Should Happen to You; Calling the Tune: Les Girls; Swooning Out of Step: Camille and Romeo and Juliet; Conclusion; Chapter 4 -- The Cukor "Problem": David Copperfield, Holiday, and The Philadelphia Story -- Robert B. Ray; David Copperfield; Holiday; The Philadelphia Story; Notes
  • Chapter 5 -- Modulations of the Shot: The Quiet Film Style of George Cukor in What Price Hollywood?, Born Yesterday, Sylvia Scarlett, and My Fair Lady -- Lee CarruthersReading Realistic Textures: What Price Hollywood? and Born Yesterday; The Facilitating Frame: Sylvia Scarlett and My Fair Lady; Conclusion; Note; Chapter 6 -- Doubling in the Cinema of George Cukor: The Royal Family of Broadway, A Bill of Divorcement, A Double Life, and Bhowani Junction -- Michael DeAngelis; The Royal Family of Broadway; A Bill of Divorcement; A Double Life; Bhowani Junction
  • Chapter 7 -- George Cukor and the Case of an Actor's Director: Hepburn and/or Tracy in Little Women, The Actress, Keeper of the Flame, Adam's Rib, and Pat and Mike -- Charlie KeilSolo Turns: Little Women and The Actress; Performing as a Couple: Keeper of the Flame, Adam's Rib, and Pat and Mike; Chapter 8 -- Cukor Maudit: Tarnished Lady, Girls About Town, Our Betters, Susan and God, Desire Me, Edward, My Son, The Model and the Marriage Broker, Let's Make Love, and The Chapman Report -- Bill Krohn; The Dangerous Thirties; The Darkling Forties; From the Fifties to the Sixties; Note
  • Chapter 9 -- George Cukor's Theatrical Feminism: Gaslight, Heller in Pink Tights, A Life of Her Own, and A Star is Born -- Linda Ruth WilliamsGaslight: Home/Theater; All the World's a Stage: Heller in Pink Tights; "I don't wanna see": A Life of Her Own; Onstage and Backstage in A Star is Born; Notes; Chapter 10 -- The Furthest Side of Paradise: Two-Faced Woman, A Woman's Face, Hot Spell, Wild is the Wind, and Winged Victory -- R. Barton Palmer; An Unexpected Failure: Two-Faced Woman; More Script Trouble: A Woman's Face; Rescuing Hal Wallis Two Times: Wild is the Wind and Hot Spell
Control code
ocn919188134
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748693566
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt16r0nt7
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33416874
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)919188134
  • ebl0748693572

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