’The Italian Color’: Race, Crime Iconography and Dubbing Conventions in the Italian-language Versions of Scarface (1932)

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Mereu Keating, Carla;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Università degli Studi di Milano
  • Journal: Altre Modernità (issn: 2035-7680, eissn: 2035-7680)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.13130/2035-7680/6851
  • Subject: Italian, censorship, dubbing, archival research, reception | Translation Studies, Film and Media Studies

In the early 1930s the crime film Scarface: The Shame of a Nation (1932, USA, dir. Howard Hawks) stirred censorship controversies in the United States because of its gritty portrayal of criminality and violence. Debates over crime, race and immigration proliferated in t... View more
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