Essays Tagged: "Claudette Colbert"

American Comedy and The Great Depression.

e of the masses."It Happened One Night" (1934) is perhaps the best known of the screwball comedies. Claudette Colbert is Ellie Andrews, a wealthy rebellious socialite who married a society wastrel. He ...

(3 pages) 102 1 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

What do the representations of Cleopatra in film and on television (as shown on the DVD Video ‘Cleopatra’) tell us about how her reputation changed over time? Discuss with reference to two or three representations.

er every word and action', (Scott-Kilvert, 1965, p, 294).In 1934 a new epic was produced. Played by Claudette Colbert, our new impression of Cleopatra is one of a rather ditsy and smiley queen. Bara w ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers