Wojcik, Pamela Robertson; Abramson, Leslie; Baron, Cynthia; Becker, Christine; Bingham, Dennis; Conway, Kelley; Doty, Alexander; Knight, Arthur; Newton, Darrell; Pecknold, Diane; Sieving, Christopher; Smith-Rowsey, Daniel
American tradition replaced significantly over the process the Nineteen Sixties, and the tradition of Hollywood was once no exception. The movie all started the last decade with a bit of luck churning out epic spectacles and extravagant musicals, yet turned flummoxed as new aesthetics and modes of creation emerged, and within your means adolescence photos like Easy Rider became advertisement hits.
New Constellations: motion picture Stars of the 1960s tells the tale of the ultimate glory days of the studio process and altering conceptions of stardom, contemplating such Hollywood icons as Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman along such hallmarks of teenybopper tradition as Mia Farrow and Dustin Hoffman. Others, like Sidney Poitier and Peter , took good thing about the constructing self sufficient and overseas movie markets to craft really groundbreaking monitor personae. and a few have been easily “famous for being famous,” with celebrities like Zsa Zsa Gabor and Edie Sedgwick paving the way in which for today’s truth stars.
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Newman in a picture 28 CHRISTINE BECKER that doesn’t require him to take his shirt off; here it is off most of the time. . An actor can’t do much more than feel ticklish under such circumstances, and I think I detected an occasional looking of longing on Mr. Newman’s face, as if he were thinking how nice it would be to be ugly and fat and middle-aged and allowed simply to act” (“The Current Cinema: Men in Trouble,” 7 April 1962, 148). Here again emerges the impression that Hollywood custom was only holding Newman back artistically.
Surprisingly, when the scandal broke, it didn’t hurt the box ofﬁce for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. This was one of the ﬁrst signs that, as far as Taylor was concerned, “the line between celebrity and notoriety, which had once been so strictly drawn, was ceasing to count in the public’s view: now everything was becoming ‘good publicity’ ” (Walker, Elizabeth 207). But this state of affairs wasn’t fully apparent at the time, even though Taylor’s next ﬁlm, Suddenly, Last Summer, was also a box ofﬁce success and would bring some of her best reviews.
Neither felt that she owed the public an explanation for her life-style, never mind an apology. (Walker, Elizabeth 216) Kitty Kelley suggests that the star was well aware “that MGM was capitalizing on her notoriety by casting her as the call girl in John O’Hara’s novel” (147). For her part, Taylor professed that she could see no similarities between herself and Gloria, and was very vocal at the time about her disdain 38 ALEXANDER DOTY Liz and Eddie Fisher face off in BUtterﬁeld 8, furtherconnecting Taylor’s roles to information and rumors about her “real life” personality and circumstances.