Making Music in Selznick's Hollywood

Making Music in Selznick's Hollywood

by Nathan Platte


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199371112
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/10/2017
Series: Oxford Music/Media Series
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 892,400
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 6.50(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Nathan Platte teaches music history at the University of Iowa.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Daniel Goldmark
About the Companion Website
Part I: Selznick in the Studio System
1. In the Selznick Family Tradition
2. "Drama Rising Like Might Music": Selznick and Steiner at RKO
3. Variations on a Theme: Selznick and Stothart at MGM
Part II: Musically Independent
4. The Start of Selznick International Pictures
5. Music Director Differences: Artful Arbitration through Selznick International's Busiest Years
Part III: Music for Hollywood's Prestige Producer
6. Gone with the Wind, Part I: Producing the Score
7. Gone with the Wind, Part II: The Music of "Max Steiner and Co."
8. "I know just what she's going through": Rebecca's Music for Interiors
9. "Together" for the Last Time in Since You Went Away
10. Success in Spite of Itself: The Trouble with Spellbound
Part IV: Postwar Experiments
11. From the Ranch to the Drawing Room: Duel in the Sun and The Paradine Case
12. "Our Valedictory to Wild Extravagance": The Curious Portrait of Jennie
13. Selznick Beyond Hollywood
14. Conclusion
Select Bibliography

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