Hollywood Ambitions: Celebrity in the Movie Age

Hollywood Ambitions: Celebrity in the Movie Age

by Marsha Orgeron
     
 

The Hollywood experiences of five remarkable American personalities reveal how the motion picture industry created a new kind of fameSee more details below

Overview

The Hollywood experiences of five remarkable American personalities reveal how the motion picture industry created a new kind of fame

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819568649
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2008
Series:
Wesleyan Film
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations     vii
Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction: Hollywood Ambitions     1
Celebrity in the Movie Age     17
When the West Was Done: Wyatt Earp in Hollywood     31
Rethinking Authorship in Jack London's Hollywood     63
Making It in Hollywood: Clara Bow and the Cycle of the Fan Magazine     99
"If We Are Ever to Be in Hollywood": Gertrude Stein's Moving Images     136
Redirecting Reputation: Ida Lupino's Hollywood Fictions     170
Epilogue: Alternative Systems: Celebrity after Hollywood     204
Notes     209
Bibliography     241
Index     255

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