He is the author of over a hundred articles and six books including P. He lives in Culpeper, Virginia.
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Brian Taves has written the first book length study in English of Thomas Ince, the unjustly forgotten producer-director responsible for creating the classical Hollywood studio system of production. Taves' lucid account of a career cut short by a premature death, debunks the many myths surrounding Ince's mysterious last days, while placing Ince in proper perspective as one of Hollywood's greatest early pioneers.
Brian Taves's exhaustive and compelling biography of Thomas Ince documents the career of a valiant independent producer in the early days of Hollywood, a period when the movies became big business. Thanks to Taves's exhaustive research, which documents Ince's working methods, financial arrangements, and filmmaking skills, Ince emerges as a true founder of the industry, along with Adolph Zukor, Carl Laemmle, Cecil B.
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The commercial success of Quo Vadis led to a stream of blockbusters produced in Italy by Hollywood studios , which reached its height with 20th Century Fox 's Cleopatra in The phrase "Hollywood on Tiber", a reference to the river that runs through Rome , was coined in by Time Magazine during the making of Quo Vadis. Following World War II , Hollywood studios increasingly shifted production abroad both to take advantage of lower costs and to use frozen funds profits from American films which foreign governments barred from export.
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These films, known as runaway productions , could also benefit from local subsidies. By the early s, some of the largest-budget American films were being shot in European countries, particularly in Britain and Italy. Many of the films were sword and sandal epics, often set in Ancient Rome which required large film sets and location filming.
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Other films included contemporary-set romances Roman Holiday and Three Coins in the Fountain Sophia Loren was a notable Italian star with sufficient international appeal to be cast in a leading role. For American cineastes fed on Hollywood's escapist and superpatriotic fare during World War II, the films emerging from abroad beginning with Italy's raw neorealistic Rome: Open City must have Tino Balio.