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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Works

Themes

Film

Themes are groups of groups: as each item is tied to a group, each group is tied to a theme.

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
GR Part Four, 3: 641 Film Title | United States
Albert [Alexandre] Promio
AD Four, 59.4: 854 (- and his crew from Lumière of Paris) Director | Movies
Asta Nielsen
GR Part Three, 11: 415 Actresses | Denmark
Audie Murphy
GR Part Three, 27: 563 Actors | United States
Béla Blaskó
3*, first AD, 62.3: 913 (-, our famous actor from Lugos) Actors | Hungary
Bela Lugosi
3*, first GR, 14: 106 Actors | Hungary
Bernhardt Goetzke
2*, first GR, 29: 579 Actors | Germany
Bette Davis
GR Part Four, 1: 619 Actresses | United States
Betty Grable
GR Part One, 2: 9 (tell Miss - you're not able/) Actresses | United States
Bob Steele
2*, first GR, 6: 247 (good old - or Johnny Mack Brown) Actors | United States
Bride of Frankenstein
GR Part Three, 31: 591 Film Title | United States
Brigitte Helm
2*, first GR, 10: 393, 394 Actresses | Germany
Carmen Miranda
2*, first GR, 8: 383 Actresses | Brasil
Cary Grant
5*, first GR, 2: 13 Actors | United States
Cecil B. De Mille
2*, first GR, 11: 71 (a - set) Director | United States
Clark Gable
3*, first GR, 20: 516 Actors | United States
Cuddles
GR Part Three, 23: 534 (S.Z. - Sakall) Actors | United States
Day at the Races
GR Part Four, 1: 619 Film Title | United States
Deanna Durbin
GR Part Three, 31: 599 (a pretty girl with a - hairdo) Actresses | Canada
Dennis Morgan
GR Part One, 5: 32 (your - chap) Actors | United States
Der Müde Tod
2*, first GR, 20: 516 Film Title | Germany
Dick Powell
GR Part Four, 1: 622 Actors | United States
Die Frau im Mond
2*, first GR, 19: 159 Film Title | Germany
Dorothy Hart
GR Part Three, 7: 381 Actresses | United States
Douglas Fairbanks
GR Part Four, 2: 637 Actors | United States
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
GR Part Four, 8: 712 Film Title | United States
Dr. Mabuse
2*, first GR, 19: 500 Film Title | Germany
Dracula
GR Part Four, 3: 652 Film Title | Germany
Dumbo
GR Part One, 14: 106 Film Title | United States
Eleanore Duse
AD Four, 52.3: 729 Actresses | Italy
Ernst Lubitsch
GR Part One, 14: 112 Director | Germany
Errol Flynn
2*, first GR, 6: 248 (- frisks his mustache) Actors | United States
Fay Wray
4*, first GR, 9: 57 ([Jessica's] - look) Actresses | United States
Flying Down to Rio
GR Part One, 14: 106 Film Title | United States
Freaks
2*, first GR, 14: 106 Film Title | United States
Fred Astaire
GR Part Three, 26: 561 Actors | United States
Fritz Lang
2*, first GR, 14: 112 Director | Germany
George Raft
GR Part Three, 12: 435 Actors | United States
Ginger Rogers
GR Part Three, 26: 561 Actresses | United States
Going My Way
GR Part One, 6: 38 Film Title | United States
Good Society
GR Part Three, 10: 394, 395 Fictional Movie Title | Third Reich
Greta Garbo
3*, first GR, 16: 127 (a bloody - film) Actresses | Sweden
Groucho Marx
5*, first GR, 3: 210 Actors | United States
Henry Wilcoxon
GR Part Three, 26: 559 Actors | Germany
Herbert Beerbohm Tree
AD Four, 53.8: 762 (this Asiatic -) Actors | United Kingdom
Intolerance
AD Four, 69.7: 1049 Film Title | United States
James Cagney
3*, first GR, 3: 222 (I'm the - of the French Riviera) Actors | United States
James Mason
GR Part Three, 31: 592 Actors | United Kingdom
John Wayne
GR Part Two, 7: 256 (as demoralizing as a close-up of -) Actors | United States
Johnny Mack Brown
GR Part Two, 6: 247 Actors | United States
Jon Hall
GR Part One, 16: 121 Actors | United States
Königreich
GR Part Three, 10: 394 Fictional Movie Title | Third Reich
Laurel and Hardy
2*, first GR, 7: 375 Actors | United States
Lucky Pierre Runs Amok
GR Part Three, 19: 497 Film Title | United States
Lumière
AD Four, 59.4: 854 (- of Paris) Film Studio | France
Margaret Dumont
GR Part Four, 1: 619 Actresses | United States
Margaret O'Brien
GR Part Four, 6: 690 Actresses | United States
Maria Montez
GR Part One, 16: 121 Actresses | Carribean
Marlene Dietrich
GR Part Three, 10: 393 Actresses | Germany
Meet Me in St. Louis
GR Part Two, 7: 252 Film Title | United States
Meriam C. Cooper
GR Part Two, 0: 179 Director | United States
Mickey Rooney
2*, first GR, 7: 382 Actors | United States
Minnie Fiske
AD Four, 69.5: 1046 (Miss -) Actresses | United States
My little chickadee
GR Part Two, 2: 198 Film Title | United States
Nelson Eddy
GR Part Three, 23: 534 Actors | United States
Nibelungen
GR Part One, 19: 159 ([Franz] fell asleep during -) Film Title | Germany
Norma Shearer
GR Part Four, 6: 690 Actresses | United States
Olga Nethersole
AD Four, 69.5: 1046 Actresses | United Kingdom
Oliver Hardy
GR Part Three, 7: 381 Actors | United States
Rita Hayworth
3*, first GR, 8: 274 Actresses | United States
Rudolf Klein-Rogge
GR Part Three, 29: 578, 579 Actors | Germany
Rudolf Valentino
GR Part Two, 1: 182 (I thought the minute you guys get across that Channel, set foot on that France, you [British] turn into -s) Actors | United States
S.Z. Sakall
GR Part Three, 23: 534 (Nick Name Cuddles between first and last name), 535 Actors | United States
Sam Jaffe
GR Part Four, 6: 684 Actors | United States
Shirley Temple
2*, first GR, 4: 24 (a - smile) Actresses | United States
Son of Frankenstein
GR Part One, 14: 106 Film Title | United States
Spencer Tracy
2*, first GR, 7: 266 Actors | United States
Teatri Minerva and Rossini
AD Four, 59.4: 854 Movie Theatre | Venice
Teatro Malibran
3*, first AD, 27.6: 355 Movie Theatre | Venice
The Return of Jack Slade
GR Part Two, 6: 247 Film Title | United States
Tom Mix
2*, first GR, 6: 245 (a - shirt) Actors | United States
Ufa
5*, first GR, 19: 155 (- masterpiece) Film Studio | Germany
Ufa-theatre
2*, first GR, 14: 98 Movie Theatre | Berlin
Van Johnson
GR Part Two, 1: 182 Actors | United States
W.C. Fields
GR Part One, 2: 12 (a walking stick with -'s head) Actors | United States
Weisse Sandwüste van Neumexiko
GR Part Three, 17: 482 Fictional Movie Title | Movies
White Zombie
GR Part One, 14: 106 Film Title | United States
Wild West-movie
GR Part Three, 5: 338 Film Genre | Movies
William Bendix
GR Part Four, 6: 684 (a - imitation) Actors | United States
Wütende Heer
GR Part One, 12: 75 (-, that company of spirits who ride the heaths of the sky in furious hunt, with great Wuotan at their head) Fictional Movie Title | Third Reich