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The Golden Age of the Fan Magazine

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the golden age of the fan magazine from the 1920s through the 1940s. The Great Depression of the 1930s caused film companies to falter but the fan magazines kept on going. ... More


The 1950s and the Influence of Television

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the impact of television on fan magazines. In the 1950s, television not only challenged the film industry for audience and revenue, but also created an audience for a new type ... More


The 1960s

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the changes to fan magazines brought about during the 1960s, by which time the studio system was dying and the studios’ publicists were no longer peddling stories to the fan ... More


Introduction

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter discusses the history of fan magazines, from their heyday in the 1920s and 1930s through to the 1980s. It discusses the importance of the fan magazine in American society as ... More


Writing Fans

Jennifer Robertson

in Takarazuka: Sexual Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211506
eISBN:
9780520920125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211506.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the text-making activities of fans in the form of fan magazines and fan letters, and the imaginary but contingent worlds they conjure up, looking at the supposedly unorthodox ... More


The Studio Mouthpiece

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the symbiotic relationship between fan magazines and movie studios. By the late 1920s and the 1930s, contract players, both stars and featured performers, were interviewed by ... More


The Birth of the Fan Magazine

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the origins of the fan magazine, which goes back to the popular general magazines promoting consumer culture and social issues that began publication in the 1880s and 1890s. ... More


Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Anthony Slide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The fan magazine has often been viewed simply as a publicity tool, a fluffy exercise in self-promotion by the film industry. But as an arbiter of good and bad taste, as a source of knowledge, and as ... More


The People Generation

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the rise of People magazine, which became the most successful personality-oriented publication on the market. While borrowing heavily from the fan magazines, it also had a ... More


The End of the Line and a New Beginning

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the reinvention of fan magazines in the last decades of the twentieth century. The growing popularity of television soap operas spawned magazines that targeted female viewers ... More


The Pioneering Writers

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the earliest fan magazine writers. Fan magazine writers believed much that they wrote, and much that they wrote was usually closer to truth than fiction. Their light, frothy, ... More


New Writers, New Publishers, New Horizons

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details the arrival of new publishers by the 1920s and 1930s, taking over the earlier publications and introducing ones of their own. The common denominator linking these new publishers ... More


Gossip, Scandal, and Innuendo

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the gossip columnists of fan magazines. The most notable, most respectful, and most reliable was the pseudonymous Cal York in Photoplay. By the 1950s, York was fighting for ... More


Screen Fantasies: Tie-ins and the Short Story

Lisa Stead

in Off to the Pictures: Cinemagoing, Women's Writing and Movie Culture in Interwar Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694884
eISBN:
9781474426701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694884.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores short-story film fictions, tie-ins fan magazines stories and novelettes. It considers how they addressed and represented female spectators, particularly through the genre of ... More


Ms. Rona

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Rona Barrett, who revolutionized not only the fan magazines but the entire coverage of entertainment news. Barrett was the first fan magazine writer to mature from the genre ... More


The Fan Magazine as a Literary Outlet

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the contributions of literary figures to fan magazines. The editors welcomed major names from the world of literature, individuals whose contributions suggested endorsement of ... More


Playing Second Fiddle no More?: Country Music, Domesticity, and the Women's Movement

Peter La Chapelle

in Proud to Be an Okie: Cultural Politics, Country Music, and Migration to Southern California

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248885
eISBN:
9780520940000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248885.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Although the gender politics of local country music moved in conservative directions, especially within some segments of fan culture, new women auteurs began playing significant and often ... More


James R. Quirk and Photoplay

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the fan magazine Photoplay and its editor James R. Quirk. Photoplay, first published in August 1911, is the most famous of all fan magazines. It began in the pioneering days of ... More


‘Dear Cinema Girls’: Girlhood, Picture-going, and the Interwar Film Magazine

Lisa Stead

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores the role of the interwar British fan magazine in mediating ideas about modern British girlhood. Film periodicals invited readers into a complex and unstable network of ... More


‘The Lady Interviewer and her methods’: Chatter, Celebrity, and Reading Communities

Rebecca Roach

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter traces the figure of the female or ‘Lady Interviewer’ across the interwar period. A target of satire in the media, the Lady Interviewer was regularly conceived as a garrulous, gossiping ... More


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