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Directions for Use

An attempt to extend the usefulness and reduce the elitism of the standard index, in which the reader is enabled to trace certain connections and to discover or rediscover the traces of certain people, places, films, and other cultural artifacts, in motion and in circulation, whether cited or merely evoked in the text. A few supplementary bibliographical suggestions are also included.

A

Aaron, Judge Edward, 142 , 192

A Bout De Souffle. See Breathless

Academy Awards, 118 , 124

Advent screens, ix , 118 , 147 , 174

Advertising, x , 7 -8, 10 , 18 , 29 , 35 , 40 , 43 , 52 -53, 55 , 58 , 60 , 63 , 68 , 77 , 85 , 93 , 98 -99, 101 , 108-120 , 122 , 123 -124, 127 , 142 -143, 144 , 149 , 158 , 177 .

See also “The Carole Lombard in Macy’s Window,” by Charles Eckert, Quarterly Review of Film Studies , Winter 1978; and Decoding Advertisements , by Judith Williamson, Marion Boyars, 1978

An Affair to Remember , 142

Agee, James, xii , 164

Aguirre, Wrath of God , xvi

Air conditioning, 37 , 138 -139, 143 , 190 .

See also “The Growth of Movie Monopolies: The Case of Balaban and Katz,” by Douglas Gomery, Wide Angle , vol. 3, no. 1, 1979

Airport 1975 , 185

Al Capone , 131

Ali (Fear Eats the Soul) , 23

Alien , 188

All Ashore , 133

Allen, Woody, 175

Alphaville , 162 -164, 172

American Film , ix , xv , 124

Ames, Leon, 31 , 33 , 63 , 66

Anatomy of a Murder , 189

Anderson, Sherwood, xii

Anderson’s News (Florence, Alabama), 35 , 36 , 38 , 41 , 46 , 55 , 169

André (Bird of Paradise ), 15 , 18 , 19 , 24 , 118 , 156

L’Année Dernière à Marienbad , 183 , 188

Annie Get Your Gun , xiii , 31 , 36 , 79

Antonioni, Michelangelo, 132 , 183 , 188

Apocalypse Now , 148 -149

Aprà, Adriano, 145 , 146

April in Paris , 45

The Arabian Nights , 193

Archie Comics , 51 , 54

Arden, Eve, 47 , 185

Arlen, Michael, 184

Armstrong, Louis, 139

Astaire, Fred, 4

Astor Grill and Hotel (New York City), 189

Athena , 18 , 20 , 191

Athens, Alabama, 7 -9, 14 , 20 , 32

Atlanta, Georgia, 20 , 22 , 54 ,95, 98 , 123 , 133 , 140 -141, 153 , 166 , 172

At War with the Army , 24 , 82

Audience, 26 , 28 , 127 -130, 145 -158, 162 , 174 -175, 176 -177, 190 -191

Autry, Gene, 10 , 11 , 181

Avalanche Express , 176 -177

Avery, Tex, 82

L’Avventura , 132

B

Baby Doll , 140 -141, 143

Bacall, Lauren, 4 , 108

Baldwin, James, xii , xiv

Ballyhoo, 108 -112, 129 -130

Bambi , 178

Barbarella , 160 , 163

Bard College, xiv , 107 , 131 , 132 , 154 , 160 , 161 , 162 , 164 -165, 171 , 172 , 174 , 182

Barthes, Roland, xvi , 177 .

See also his ThePleasure of the Text , Hill & Wang, 1975

Bartholomew, Freddie, 178

Bazin, André, xi , 49 -50

Beckett, Samuel, 54 , 120

Behind the Rising Sun , 116 -118

Bellour, Raymond, x

Benching, 187 , 192

Bergman, Ingmar, 159 , 169 , 170

Berkeley, California, 88 , 97 , 116

Bertolucci, Bernardo, 15

Bicycle Thief , 125 -126

Biette, Jean-Claude, 107

The Big Carnival (Ace in the Hole) , 40

The Big Sleep , 170

Big Wednesday , 3

Billboards, 93 , 108 , 112 , 116 .

See also 99 , 117 ,

and The Tradition of the New , by Harold Rosenberg, Horizon Press, 1959

Bird of Paradise , x , xvi , 2 , 15 , 18 -20, 22 , 23 , 27 , 70 , 106 , 108 , 119 , 156 , 158 -160

The Birth of a Nation , 155 , 176

Bitter Rice , 20

Bitter Victory , 161

Black and Tan , 154

Bleecker Street Cinema (New York City), 97 , 160 , 162 , 167 , 187 , 188

Blood Alley , 108 .

See also “The Secret Integration,” by Thomas Pynchon, Saturday Evening Post , December 12-26, 1964

The Blue Angel (Der Blaue Angel) , 120

Bluecher, Heinrich, 171

Blue Star, Camp, 24 , 33 , 82

Bogart, Humphrey, 4 , 43

Bookholtz, Gussy (“Grandma”), 36 , 192

Bookholtz, Isador (“Izzie,” “Bo B.”), 192

Borges, Jorge Luis, 106

Brando, Marlon, 95 , 98 , 102 , 148 , 176 , 193

Breathless , 49 , 50 , 166

Brecht, Bertolt, 23

Bresson, Robert, 48 , 54 , 55 , 188

British Film Institute, 76 , 83 , 131 , 185 , 187

Brody, Meredith, 87 , 170

Brooks, Richard, 27 , 166 , 188 -192, 193

Brown, Dr. Harry, 105 , 165 , 166

Bunny, Bugs, 24 , 44 , 127

Buñuel, Luis, 23 , 165 .

See also Narrative

Burch, Noël, 186

Burroughs, William S., 187

Butler, W. L., 112 , 114 , 129

By the Light of the Silvery Moon , 32 , 76

C

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari , 105 , 164

Cahiers du Cinéma , 44 , 107 , 162 , 178

Callenbach, Ernest, xv

Camera movement, 19 , 20 , 40 , 45 , 50 , 58 , 71 , 75 -76, 102 , 105 , 163 , 164

Cannes Film Festival (France), 112

Cartoons, 12 , 15 , 19 , 20 , 22 , 23 , 42 , 44 , 47 , 56 , 68 , 82 , 124 , 127 , 133 , 143 , 153 -154, 159 , 178 , 192

Car Wash , 175

Cassavetes, John, 161 , 170

Castration, 75 , 90 -91, 98 , 142 , 189 , 191 , 192

Censorship, 126 , 140 -141

Chaplin, Charlie, 43 , 59 , 125 , 174

Chaplin, Geraldine, 107

Chase, Chevy, 172

Checking-up, 112-114 , 116 , 122 , 124 , 131 , 139

Chicago, 73 -74, 77 , 151 , 190

Christmas, 30 , 52 -53, 55 , 58 , 59 , 60 , 62 , 64 -65, 68 -69, 70 , 83 , 98 , 108 , 109 , 129 , 158 , 161 , 175

Christopher Street (New York City), 160 , 162 -163, 187

Cigarettes, 37 , 69 , 87 , 97 , 100, 164 -165, 192

Cimino, Michael, 118 , 177 , 184

CinemaScope, 54 , 95 , 98 , 100 , 102 , 114 , 123 , 124 , 126 , 130 , 160 , 191

Cinémathèque (Paris), 101 , 161 , 170 , 175

Circulation, 177 -178, 195 -202.

See alsoPlaytime and Tati

Citizen Kane , 40 , 51 , 166 , 181 -182, 191

City Drug (Florence, Alabama), 93 , 129 , 131 -132

Clarens, Carlos, 170

Claypool, Cora, 49 -52, 57 , 81 , 88 , 167 , 179 .

See also “Narrative Space,” by Stephen Heath, Screen , Autumn 1976

Close Encounters of the Third Kind , 27

Coburn, Charles, 85 , 120 -123, 157

Colbert Theatre (Sheffield, Alabama), 18 , 24 , 25 , 31 , 108-112 , 113 , 114 , 115 , 124 , 127 , 129 , 130 , 177

Comic books, 20 , 35 , 46 , 54-55 , 57 , 62 , 82 , 92 , 94 , 101 , 167

The Connection , 169 -170

The Connection , 170 , 171

Conquistador, xv -xvi, 28 -29, 44 , 51 , 52 , 63 , 72 -73, 75 , 81 , 82 , 88 , 91 , 96 , 101 , 102 , 107 , 112 -113, 139 , 144 , 153 -154, 166 , 167 , 178 , 179 , 181 -182, 183 , 186 , 191 .

See also Werner Herzog’s Aguirre, Wrath of God

Conrad, Joseph, 1 , 148

Coppola, Francis F., 148 -149, 150 , 177

Court Street (Florence, Alabama), 12 , 13 , 51 , 190 , 193

Crump Camera Shop (Florence, Alabama), 38-39 , 181

Curry, Tim, 130 , 151

D

Danner, Blythe, 172

Darby, David, 32 , 36 , 37 , 55 -56, 92 , 94 , 95 , 100 , 141 , 158 , 165 , 170

Dark Venture , 134 , 143

Daves, Delmer, 2 , 5 , 15 , 19 , 24

Davis, Miles, 171

Dawn of the Dead , 149

Day, Doris, 30 , 31 , 33 , 34 , 37 , 41 , 45 , 46 , 47 , 48 , 58 , 70 , 85 , 88 , 91 , 102 , 192

The Day the Earth Stood Still , 108

Dean, James, xii , 105 , 142 -143

Dean Street (London), 131 , 187

Death, 4 , 18 , 19 , 23 , 112 , 129 , 134 -139, 143 -144, 160 , 186 , 192 -193

DeCamp, Rosemary, 31 , 63 , 85

The Deer Hunter , 116 , 118 , 175

De Gregorio, Eduardo, 184 . . .

De Mille, Cecil B., 3 , 19 , 141 -142, 173

Destination Moon , 125 , 126

Le Diable Probablement , 54 , 55

Dial M for Murder , 95 , 97 , 98 ,

Dietrich, Marlene, 76 , 178

Disney, Walt, xii , 3 , 4 , 5 , 12 , 19 , 34 , 37 , 42 , 55 , 68 , 115 , 124 , 143 , 146 , 148 , 150 , 153 -154, 159 , 174 , 178 , 185 , 192 .

See also “Walt Disney,” Film Comment, January-February 1975

Disneyland, 1 , 3 , 4 , 34 , 37 , 55 , 148

Dixie cup, 42 , 59

Douglas, Wyoming, 10 , 155 -157, 177 , 179 -180

Dreyer, Carl, xii , 1 , 2 , 44 , 166 , 183

Driscoll, Bobby, 125 , 153

Dumbo , 12

Durgnat, Raymond, xii , 41 , 70 , 119

E

Earles, Harry, 32 , 119 -120

Eckert, Charles, xiii

L’Eclisse (Eclipse) , 132 , 183

The Eddie Duchin Story , 126

Ehrenstein, David, 119 , 183

8th Street Playhouse (New York City), 130 , 150 -152

Eisenstein, Sergei, 68 , 105 , 160 , 188

Eisner, Lotte H., 164

Elkins, Aston (“Elk”), x , 108 -112, 113 , 114 , 115 , 121 , 129

Elmer Gantry , 166 , 190

Excuse My Dust , 81 , 143

Expressionism, 105 , 163 -164

F

Fair and Muddy , 7 , 15

Fantasia , 124 , 159

Fassbinder, Rainer Werner, 23

Father Knows Best , 34 , 63

Faulkner, William, xii , 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 141 , 159 , 160

5th Avenue Cinema (New York City), 159 , 169 , 188

Film Comment , 112 , 119 , 184 -186

Finn, Huck, 31 , 125 , 153

Fireside, Carolyn, 116 , 155

The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T , 56 -57, 82

Flitterman, Sandy, 49 , 88 , 90 -91, 97 , 124 , 164 , 174 , 176 , 191 , 192 , 193

Follow that Dream , 193

Forbes, Jill, 175

Forbidden Planet , 159

Ford, John, 3 , 116 , 143 , 169 , 187

Freaks , 15 , 31 -32, 106-107 , 114 , 119 -120

From Here to Eternity , 95

Fuller, Samuel, 50 , 143

G

Gardner, Ava, 118 -119, 120

Gass, William, xii

Gem Theater (Milburn, Indiana), 59 , 61

Geng, Veronica, xv

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes , 120 -123, 142

George Winfield house, 30 , 33 , 34 , 35 , 53 , 64 -65, 70 , 79 , 88 , 89 -90

Gertrud , 1 -2, 44 , 183

Giant , 114 , 141

God, 18 -19, 27 , 38 , 40 , 45 , 96 , 100 , 159 , 160 , 185 , 190

Godard, Jean-Luc, xvi , 15 , 45 , 50 , 161 , 162 -164, 166 , 172

Goldin, Marilyn, 14 -15

The Great Caruso , 27 , 125

Greenbaum, Connie, 101

Greenspun, Roger, 97

Greenwich Village, 69 -70, 102 , 151 , 159 , 160 , 171 , 187 -188

Griffith, D. W., 153 , 155 , 170 , 176 , 178

H

Harlem (New York City), 165 , 170

Harper & Row, xi , xiii , 49 , 96 , 97 , 176

Harvey, Stephen, xv

Hashish, 155 , 191

Hawks, Howard, 4 , 43 , 116 , 120 -123

Herr, Michael, x

Highlander Folk School, 165 -169, 170 , 172

High Noon , 139 , 165

Hitchcock, Alfred, 43 , 95 , 97 , 98 , 100 -101, 102 , 139 , 143 , 159 , 165 , 175 , 176

Hoberman, J., xv

Hoboken, New Jersey, 51 , 95 , 101 , 102 , 157 , 164 , 175 -177

Hoboken Cinema 1 , 176 -177, 190

Houston, Penelope, 131 , 188

Huillet, Danièle, 187

I

Illusionism, xv , 3 -5, 15 , 28 -29, 51 , 69 , 126 , 161 -162, 174 , 187 , 191

In a Lonely Place , 24 , 43

Das Indische Grabmal (The Indian Tomb) , 20 , 185 -186

It’s a Big Country , 132 -133, 143

It’s in the Bag , 82

Ivan the Terrible (Parts I & II) , 105 , 160 , 163

J

J., 2 , 3 , 5 , 55

James, Jesse, 10 , 15 , 35

Jazz, xi , 3 , 5 , 24 , 125 , 139 , 142 , 152 , 154 , 159 , 160 , 169 , 170 , 171 , 172 , 178 , 181 .

See also (and hear) André Hodeir

Jim Crow laws, 8 , 24 , 26 , 38 , 121 -122, 139 , 146 , 164 -165, 168 , 181

Johnson, Elmo Benner, 24 , 127 , 134 -139, 141 , 142 , 143 -144

Jones, Spike, 46 , 82

Joyce, James, xiv

Judaism, 15 , 18 , 19 , 23 , 24 , 27 , 32 , 33 , 43 , 82 , 159 , 160 , 167 , 179 , 187 , 189 , 192 , 193

Jules and Jim (Jules Et Jim) , 161

Julie , 102 , 139

K

Kael, Pauline, 182 -183, 188

Kalua (Bird of Paradise ), 15 , 18 , 19 , 24 , 108 , 119 , 159

Kazan, Elia, 95 , 97 , 98 , 101 , 102 , 105 , 140 -141, 165 , 166 , 175 -177, 188 -189.

See also entry in Cinema: A Critical Dictionary, vol. 1, ed. Richard Roud, Viking, 1980

Keel, Howard, 36 , 98

Kelly, Grace, 97 , 98 , 100 , 102

The Kid , 59 , 125

Kilby Training School (Florence, Alabama), 30 , 31 , 45 -47, 94

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 165 , 173

King Kong , 27 , 54

Klibanoff family, 121 , 123

Korean War, 24 , 74 , 192

Kracauer, Siegfried, 164

Kubrick, Stanley, 131 , 139 , 163

Ku Klux Klan, 68 , 142 , 192

L

Lacan, Jacques, 38

Lang, Fritz, xii , 20 , 22 , 101 , 185 -186, 187

LaRue, Lash, 119 , 181

Last Year at Marienbad . See L’Année Dernière à Marienbad

Lauderdale County Court House (Florence, Alabama), 51 , 146 , 193

Leigh, Janet, 132 -133, 142

Lelyveld family, xiv , 32 , 125

Lewis, Jerry, 54 , 82 , 160 , 175

Life , 82 , 98

Life with Father , 34 , 63

Light in August , xii , xiv , 1 , 159

Lili , 67 -68

Little Carnegie (New York City), 183 , 188

The Little Hut , 118 -119, 120 , 141

Little Rock, Arkansas, 142 , 153 , 179 -180

Lobbies, 8 , 24 , 31 , 43 , 114 , 115, 127 -129 , 151 , 190

London, England, xi , xiii , 3 , 20 , 23 , 55 , 76 , 131 , 150 , 155 , 161 , 178 , 182 , 183 , 184 , 185 -186, 187

The Long, Hot Summer , 1 , 3

Look for the Silver Lining , 85

Looking for Mr. Goodbar , 27 , 190

Lord Love a Duck , 124

Los Angeles, 3 , 4 , 49 , 53 , 62 , 70 , 87 -88, 119 , 174 , 185

Los Angeles County Museum, 3 , 4 , 185

Love Me Tender , 129 -130, 143

LSD, x , 155 -157, 160 -161

Lublin, Poland, 155 , 178 , 179

Lust for Life , 139 , 166

M

Macdonald, Dwight, 166

MacRae, Gordon, 30 , 31 , 35 -36, 37 , 58 , 70 , 71 , 88 , 91 , 155 , 192

Mad Comics , 54 , 57 , 82 , 101

The Magician , 159 , 169

The Magnificent Ambersons , 37 , 49 -50

Majestic Theatre (Florence, Alabama), 10 , 12 , 13 , 15 , 27 , 32 , 107 , 127

Malden, Karl, 95 , 140 -141, 176 , 191

Maltin, Leonard, 2 , 94

The Man from PlanetX , 83

Manhattan. See New York City

Mankiewicz, Herman J., 3 , 40 , 51 , 166 , 181

Mans, Lorenzo, 44 , 162 -163 . . .

The March of Time , 24 , 174

Marihuana, x , 37 , 53 , 158 , 160 , 162 -163, 171 , 173 , 191

Martin Theaters, 14 , 43 , 164 , 190

Marvel, Captain, 35 , 41 , 45

Mazarine, rue de (Paris), 155 , 161

McCarten, John, 101 -102, 175 , 188

McCarthy, Todd, xv

McLaren, Norman, 125 , 159

McMillan Theater (New York City), 182 , 193

Meatballs , 146 , 147

Meet Me In St. Louis , 34

Memory. See Nostalgia

Merman, Cynthia, xi , xii , xiii , 96 , 97

MGM, xiii , 3 , 20 , 31 , 36 , 81 , 101 , 119 , 120 , 123 , 132 , 158 , 191

Michelson, Annette, 163

Milburn, Indiana, 30 , 34 , 56 , 76 , 179

Milburn railroad station, 64 , 75 -77, 79 , 85

Milne, Tom, xv , 131

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 49 , 88

Minafer, Charles, 37 , 49 -50

Mingus, Charles, 170 , 171

Misogyny, xvi , 34 , 36 -37, 49 -52, 53 -54, 57 , 67 , 71-74 , 76 -79, 81 -82, 83 , 90 -91 , 98 , 100 , 113 , 116 -119, 130 , 131 , 141 , 149 , 161 , 190 , 191 , 192 .

See also Racism

Mitchum, Robert, 100 , 108 , 116 , 166

Mobile Street (Florence, Alabama), 13 , 35 , 38 ,39 , 62 , 138

Monroe, Marilyn, 22 , 100 , 120 -123, 143

Montgomery, Alabama, 165 , 172 -174, 176

Monthly Film Bulletin , 83 , 131 , 184 , 187

Moonfleet , 185 , 186

Moonlight Bay, 30 , 32 -33, 37 , 45 , 70

Morphing, xi

Moses, 19 , 27 , 141 -142

Motion Picture Almanac , 116 , 131

Motion Picture Herald , 74 , 84

Moullet, Luc, 3 .

See also “À la Recherche de Luc Moullet,” Film Comment , November-December 1977

Mouse, Mickey, 124 , 192

Mouse, Mighty, 15 , 20 , 64 , 158

Murnau, F. W., 19 , 163 -164, 172 , 182 -183

Muscle Shoals City, Alabama, 24 , 114

Muscle Shoals Theatres, 7 , 10 , 12 , 22 , 94 , 108

Museum of Modern Art (New York City), 18 , 59 , 116 , 125 , 163 , 176 , 188

Musicals, xiii , 20 , 31 , 40 , 44 -45 , 53 , 68 -69, 82 , 120 -123, 129 -130, 150 -152, 170 , 181 , 188

Muzak, 45 , 51 , 108 , 119 , 149 , 184 , 185

My Sister Eileen , 159 , 160

N

Narrative, xv , 28 -29, 44 -45, 48 , 51 , 73 -74, 91 , 102 , 113 , 119 , 145 , 185 .

See also “Interruption as Style” (on Buñuel), Sight and Sound , Winter 1972-1973; and “Obscure Objects of Desire” (on nonnarrative), Film Comment , July-August 1978

The Narrow Margin , 124

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), xi -xii

Never On Sunday , 68 , 92

Newman, Paul, 188 -192

New York, New York , 3 , 5

New York City, xvi , 10 , 14 , 18 , 36 , 49 , 55 , 58 , 59 , 62 , 63 , 64 , 66 , 69 , 70 , 75 , 90 , 92 , 93 -102, 116 , 120 , 125 -126, 133 , 145 , 148 , 150 , 151 , 159 , 160 , 162 -163, 164 , 166 , 167 , 169 , 170 , 171 , 172 , 176 , 182 , 187 -189, 191 , 192 , 193

The New Yorker , 101 , 175 , 184 , 188 .

See also The Putney School New York Film Festival, 54 , 161 , 162

New York University. See NYU

The Next Voice You Hear , 24 , 125 .

See also God

A Night At The Opera , 82

The Night Of The Hunter , 165 , 166

North Little Rock, Arkansas, 10 , 153 , 180

North Wood Avenue (Florence, Alabama), 80 , 94 , 134 , 193

Norwood Theater (Florence, Alabama), 23 , 123 , 142 , 161 , 169

Nostalgia, 2 -3, 4 , 19 , 23 , 48 , 89 , 118 , 171 , 177 .

See also The Mind of a Mnemonist , by A. R. Luria, Basic Books, 1980

La Notte , 132 , 188

NYU (New York University), xiv , 131 , 160 , 169 , 170 , 182 , 187 , 188 , 193

O

Oakley, Annie, 12 , 31 , 36

O’Brien, Geoffrey, xiv

Oedipus Rex , 27 , 125 .

See also Barthes O’Neal Bridge (Florence and Sheffield, Alabama), 19 , 113 , 135

One A.M. , 59 , 125

On Moonlight Bay , xvi , 18 , 30 -92, 106 , 153 , 155 , 156 , 167 , 179 , 192

On The Waterfront , 95 , 97 , 98 , 101 -102, 107 , 165 , 167 , 174 , 175 -176, 193

Out 1: Spectre , 184 -185

Oz, 31 , 57 , 64

P

Pacific Palisades, California, 84 , 87 -88

Page, Geraldine, 188 -192

Paget, Debra, 2 , 15 , 20 , 119 , 130 , 186

Paramount Pictures, 19 , 98 , 100 , 106 , 123

Paris, France, 14 -15, 45 -46, 55 , 101 , 112 , 116 , 150 , 154 , 155 -157, 161 , 162 , 170 , 175 , 178 , 181 -184, 189

Park-Vue/Marboro Drive-In (Muscle Shoals City, Alabama), 112 , 114 , 120 -123

Patterson, Patricia, 18 , 20 , 176

Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich, 2 , 48 , 187

Payne Whitney Hospital (New York City), 93 , 95 -97, 101 , 106 , 120 , 189

Penrod , 30 , 31 , 33 -34, 47 , 50 , 52 , 81 , 90

Peyote, x , 18 , 158 -159, 161 , 177

Phantom of the Opera, 20 , 128 .

See also Rivette

The Phenix City Story , 107 , 174 , 176

Pilgrimage, 1 , 2 , 3 , 97

Plato, xii , 156 , 186 , 190

Playboy , 118 , 148 , 149

Playtime , 149 -150, 155 -158, 176 , 183 -184, 186 .

See also Circulation

Popcorn, 34 , 43 , 59 , 113 , 122 , 127 -128, 160

Preminger, Otto, 31 , 39 , 140 , 187 , 189

Presley, Elvis, 2 , 5 , 129 -130, 141 , 142 , 193

Previews. See Trailers

Princess/Cinema Theatre (Florence, Alabama), 10 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 24 , 26 , 31 , 42 , 43 , 59 , 83 , 100 , 116 , 119 , 123 , 125 , 127 , 128 , 131 , 132 , 134 -139, 141 , 143 , 153 , 158 , 169 , 170 , 180-181

Princess Theater (Douglas, Wyoming), 10 , 155 -157, 177

Princess Theater (North Little Rock, Arkansas), 10 , 180

Psychoanalysis, 2 , 15 , 18 , 27 , 38 , 48 -51, 59 -60, 72 -73, 75 , 77 -78, 88 , 90 -91, 93 -107, 119 , 120 , 131 , 133 , 135 -139, 143 -144, 153 -154, 175 , 177 , 185 -186

The Putney School, 105 -106, 132 , 154 , 158 -159, 164 -165, 168 , 169 , 170 , 181 , 183 , 189 .

See also “E. B. White and The New Yorker ,” The Immediate Experience , by Robert Warshow, Doubleday, 1962

Pynchon, Thomas, xiii

R

Racism, 19 , 23 , 116 -118, 165 -166, 167 -170, 171 -172, 175 .

See also Jim Crow laws; The Devil Finds Work , by James Baldwin, Dial Press, 1976; and “The Power & the Gory” (on Taxi Driver), by Patricia Patterson and Manny Farber, Film Comment , May-June 1976

Radio, 19 , 22 , 46 , 112 -113

Radio City Music Hall (New York City), 85 , 95 , 125

Rainer, Yvonne, 45 , 175

Ray, Nicholas, 43 , 123 , 161 , 182 -183.

See also “Circle of Pain,” Sight and Sound , Autumn 1973

Rear Window , 95 , 97 , 98 , 100 , 102 , 159 , 175 , 176

Reggie Comics , 54 , 55

Remus, Uncle, 153 -154, 186

Resnais, Alain, 45 , 105 , 183 , 188

Reverse angle, 69 -70, 71 , 77 , 97 , 102 , 103 , 127 , 134 , 174 , 188 .

See also Godard’s Numero Deux

Rhapsody , 94

Richard Pryor Live In Concert , 175

Rickey, Carrie, 84 , 87

Riefenstahl, Leni, 5 , 19

Ritz Theatre (Athens, Alabama), 7 -10, 14 , 20

Ritz Theatre (Sheffield, Alabama), 2 , 10 , 12 , 27 , 141

Riverview Drive (Florence, Alabama), 10 , 98 , 103

Rivette, Jacques, 97 , 153 , 184 -185, 188 .

See also Rivette: Texts and Interviews , British Film Institute, 1977

RKO, 4 , 100 , 161

The Rocky Horror Picture Show , 130 , 150 -152, 177 -178.

See alsoFreaks

The Rocky Horror Show , 150 -151

Roman, Ruth, 22 , 161

Rosenbaum, Alvin Robert, 12 , 15 , 23 , 31 , 32 , 64 , 67 -68, 78 , 92 , 93 -95, 97 , 107 , 121 , 125 , 129 , 132 , 141 , 168 , 169 , 172 , 192 , 193

Rosenbaum, Anna Block (“Grandma”), 10 , 80 , 94 , 97 , 120 -121, 139 , 153 , 174 , 180 , 189 , 193

Rosenbaum, David Hillel, 12 , 15 , 18 , 23 , 24 , 27 , 31 , 32 , 54 , 55 -56, 64 , 67 -68, 75 , 81 , 93 , 94 , 95 , 97 , 107 , 120 , 121 , 122 , 123 , 125 , 139 , 141 , 192 , 193

Rosenbaum, Louis (“Bo”), 2 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 14 , 24 , 31 , 34 , 35 , 37 , 38 , 43 , 62 , 80 , 83 , 85 , 93 , 94 , 96 , 101 , 112 -113, 116 , 120 -121, 122 , 123 , 124 , 127 , 131 , 136 , 137 -138, 140 , 145 , 154 , 155 -157, 160 , 165 , 170 , 174 , 178-180,185 , 187 , 188-193

Rosenbaum, Michael Joseph, 12 , 23 , 31 , 32 , 67 -68, 93 -95, 96-97 , 121 , 122 -123, 129 , 141 , 155 , 160-161 , 192 , 193

Rosenbaum, Mildred Ruth Bookholtz (“Mimi,” “Mommy”), 10 , 18 , 31 , 32 , 54 , 56 , 64 , 67 , 82 , 93 -107, 112 , 113 , 114 , 120 -123, 129 , 136 , 139 , 145 , 153 -154, 160 , 180

Rosenbaum, Stanley (“Daddy”), xiv , 10 , 14 , 18 , 20 , 22 , 24 , 27 , 31 , 32 , 35 , 37 , 38 , 45 , 46 , 54 , 57 , 62 , 64 , 67 , 82 -83, 84 , 120-126 , 128 -129, 131 , 133 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 139 , 140-141,142 -143 , 145 , 153 , 154 , 155 , 158 , 160 , 161 , 165 , 168 , 169 , 180 , 181 , 190

Rosenbaum Theatres, ix , x , xv , 12 , 43 , 96 , 115 , 131 , 136 , 190

Rosenberg family (Ethel, Julius, and Sons), 67 , 101

Roszak, Theodore, xiv

Rothstein, Arnold, 12 , 13

Roud, Richard, 182 , 184

Ruby Gentry , 20

Rudolph, Alan, 4 -5, 107

Russell, Jane, 120 -123

Russell, Ron, 15 , 18 , 19 , 27 , 114 , 121 , 128 -129, 130

S

Saint, Eva Marie, 97 , 98 , 102 , 176 , 193

Sakall, S. Z. (“Cuddles”), 85 , 132

Salinger, J. D, xii

Sarandon, Susan, 130

Sarris, Andrew, 97 , 182 -183, 186

Schmidt, Paul, xi

Schneible, Helen, 34 , 45 , 46 , 79

Schulberg, Budd, 95 , 97 , 98 , 101 , 102

Schuler, Mickey, 175

Schwartz, Delmore, xiii

Science fiction, 83 , 125 -126, 150 , 159 , 160 , 162 -163, 177

Screen , x , xii , 38

Seberg, Jean, 50 , 84

Segregation. See Jim Crow laws; Racism

Seminary Street (Florence, Alabama), 38 39 , 93 , 129 , 131 , 134

Serials, 10 , 27 , 59 , 116 , 127 , 158

Seven Brides For Seven Brothers , 95 , 97 , 98 , 101 , 102

The Seventh Victim , 159 , 176

Sheffield, Alabama, 2 , 10 , 12 , 19 , 23 , 24 , 27 , 82 , 105 , 108 -112, 113 -116, 130 , 134 , 139 , 141 , 177 , 193

Sheffield railroad station, 82 , 146 , 193

Shklovsky, Viktor, xii , 186 .

See also his Zoo or Letters About Love , Cornell University Press, 1971

Shoals Theatre (Florence, Alabama), 12 , 19 , 20 , 24 , 31 , 32 , 33 , 34 , 35 , 37 -38, 39 , 40 , 43 , 45 , 46 , 56 , 57 , 60 , 63 , 65 , 68 , 70 , 78 , 91 , 94 , 105 , 108 , 112 , 114 , 116 , 119 , 120 , 121 , 124 , 126 , 127-129 , 130 , 131 , 133 , 139 , 141 , 142 , 143 , 146 , 147 , 174 , 175 , 185 , 188 -193

Shoeshine (Sciuscia) , 166 -167

Shopping malls, 23 , 43 -44, 55 , 146 -149, 178

Sight and Sound , xv , 131 , 163 -164, 177 -178, 184 , 188

Sirk, Douglas, 22 -23, 141

Skelton, Red, 69 , 81 , 125

Skipalong Rosenbloom , 82 -83

Snow, Michael, 187 .

See also “Edinburgh Encounters,” Sight and Sound, Winter 1975-1976

SoHo (New York City), 69 , 120 , 126 , 164

Song Of The South , 153 -154, 186

Sottery Hall (Bard College), 107 , 160 , 182

Spielberg, Steven, xv , 27 , 177

Stafford, Tom, 127 , 179 -180, 131-132 , 137 -138, 193

Stanley Rosenbaum house, 10 , 12 , 19 , 27 , 31 , 42 , 96 , 102-105 , 107 , 112 .

See also The Natural House, by Frank Lloyd Wright, Horizon Press, 1954

Star Wars , 52 , 175

Steiger, Rod, 131 , 193

Stein, Elliot, xiii , 120

Steiner, Max, 45 , 53 , 89

Sternberg, Josef von, 23 , 76 , 120 , 142

Stewart, Bobby, x , 38 , 108 , 112 , 127 , 128 , 129 , 131 , 135 -139

Stone, Oliver, xv

Stony Brook. See SUNY at Stony Brook

Straub, Jean-Marie, 186 , 187

Sturges, Preston, 24 , 143 , 192 .

See also Negative Space , by Manny Farber, Praeger, 1971

Sunrise , 163 , 172 , 182 , 183 , 193

The Sun Shines Bright , 169 , 187

SUNY at Stony Brook (Long Island), xiv , 154 , 162

Surprise Night, 31 , 101 , 112

Sutton, Beulah, x , 20 , 38 , 131 , 133 , 139

Sweet Bird of Youth , 188 -189

Sweet Bird of Youth , 188 -193

T

Take One , 116 , 124 , 175

Tarkington, Booth, 30 , 31 , 33 , 34 , 37 , 43 , 50 , 52 .

See also his Seventeen

Tashlin, Frank, 82 -83, 110 , 139 , 142

Tati, Jacques, 126 , 149 -150, 155 -158, 175 , 176 , 183 -184, 188 .

See also “Tati’s Democracy,” Film Comment , May-June 1973

Tattling, 75 , 78 , 167

Taylor, Elizabeth, 77 , 94

Technicolor, 15 , 39 , 41 , 85 , 100 , 119 , 126

Temple B’nai Israel (Sheffield and Florence, Alabama), 23 , 43 , 46 , 71 , 82 , 108

Tennessee Street (Florence, Alabama), 16 , 17 , 93 , 131 , 134 , 142

Terminator 2: Judgment Day , xi

Thalia Theater (New York City), 100 , 133 , 183

Thanksgiving, 123 , 129 , 171 , 192

That Lady in Ermine , 31 , 39

Theatre 80 (New York City), 107 , 120 , 191

Thompson, James, 121 , 122

Thomson, David, xiv

3-D, 56 -57, 94 , 98 , 100

Der Tiger Von Eschnapur , 20 , 185 -186

Time , 116 , 125 , 148

Times Square (New York City), 56 , 101 , 125 , 158 , 160 , 170 , 189

Titles, 119 , 127 , 134 , 143 -144

To Have and Have Not , 2 , 4 , 170

Track of the Cat , 116

Tracy, Spencer, 77

Trailers, 15 , 29 , 114 -115, 127 , 133

Truffaut, François, 187 , 188

Tuscumbia, Alabama, 10 , 108 , 112 , 113 , 114

Tuscumbian Theatre, 112 , 113 , 114 , 124 , 127 , 129 , 143

TV, ix , 15 , 20 , 22 , 24 , 33 , 37 , 43 , 44 , 45 ,

52 -53, 63 , 83 , 88 , 92 , 106 , 112 -113, 118 , 124 , 133 , 142 , 147 , 161 , 162 -163, 173-174

TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority), 24 , 38 , 114

Twentieth Century-Fox, 15 , 52 , 54 , 120 -123, 160

U

University of California, San Diego, xi , 54 -55, 58 , 150

University of Indiana, 30 , 36 -37, 42 , 43 , 47 , 64 , 69 , 70 -74, 155

University of North Alabama/Florence State College, 14 , 161 , 169 , 190

V

VCRs, ix -x, xiii

Vidor, King, 10 , 18 , 20

Vietnam, xv , 55 , 58 , 116 , 117 , 148 -149

Vista Vision, 98 , 100 , 106 , 123

W

Wait ‘Til the Sun Shines Nellie , 73 -74

Wallace, George, 173 , 193

Warner Brothers, 30 , 34 , 40 , 41 , 45 , 70 , 81 , 91 , 123

Washington, D.C., 49 , 64 , 67 , 108 , 192

Wayne, John, 108 , 116 , 142

Welles, Orson, xi , xv , 1 , 37 , 40 , 49 -51, 105 , 127 , 156 , 181 -182

Westerns, 10 , 11 , 27 , 82 -83, 113 , 133 , 158

The West Point Story , 24 ,31

Williams, Esther, 3 , 19 , 69 , 85 , 94

Williams, Tennessee, 1 , 140 -141, 188 -192

Wood, Michael, xv

World’s Fair, 35 , 179 , 180

World War I, 30 , 63 , 72 , 73 , 74 , 90 , 91 , 181

World War II, 4 , 116 -118, 138 -139

Wright, Frank Lloyd, 10 , 19 , 102-105 , 107 , 160

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