History Tries Two New Scripted Ideas
- LOS ANGELES. // Back Stage (1946-5440);10/27/2011, Vol. 52 Issue 43, p47
The article lists several upcoming feature films in Los Angeles, California including drama "Broken City," a film mini-series "The Hatfields and McCoys," and several television series including "Aloatraz."
- HATFIELDS & McCOYS IN HOLLYWOOD. LEWIS, ANDY // Hollywood Reporter;6/1/2012, Vol. 418 Issue 19, p45
The article reviews several films including, "The Hatfields and the McCoys" starring Jack Palance, "Roseanna McCoy" starring Farley Granger and Joan Evans and "Our Hospitality" starring Buster Keaton.
- Screen rights. Snow, Richard F. // American Heritage;Sep95, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p7
Editorial. Comments of the legacy of historical motion pictures in the United States. Ability to retrieve the past; Plausibility of the idea of a living past; Value of Hollywood's gifts to history.
- Hollywood history. Carnes, Mark C. // American Heritage;Sep95, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p74
Examines historical films in the United States. Historians attitude towards historical films; Credibility gained by the genre with time; Inaccuracies of chronology and character; Mistakes of historical presentation and interpretation.
- Cashing in on yesteryear. Stanley, T.L. // Brandweek;11/10/97, Vol. 38 Issue 42, p30
Reports on the airing of classic television programs in the 1990s by the Nick at Nite company. Factors which influenced the airing of the films; Those for which the films are suitable; Comments from Rich Cronin, architect at the Nick at Nite company; Success of the airing of the films.
- Period movies savor romance and morality to audience applause. Rothman, Clifford // Christian Science Monitor;12/29/95, Vol. 88 Issue 24, p10
Talks about the period films which dominated 1995. Reasons for interest of audience in historic pictures; Information on the various period films released in 1995 and their features; Opinion of various people about the success of period films.
- LITERATURE AND ARTS. Scharper, Philip J. // America;6/25/1955, Vol. 93 Issue 13, p332
The author critiques Holywood's production of historical pictures. He affirms that this return to history and exhumation of past figures is not only valid but commendable, but, he also argues that a fuller and deeper examination based on the nature of history and culture is demanded. He asserts...
- Untitled. // New Yorker;2/11/1967, Vol. 42 Issue 51, p132
An excerpt from an article on the portrayal of Eve by the film "The Bible," published in "The New York Times" newspaper in 1967 is presented.
- Biography on Television. Grubin, David // Humanities;May/Jun97, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p10
Focuses on film biographies and historical documentaries. Criticisms against historical television programs; Distinction between film and traditional historians; Information on the documentary film 'TR: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt.'