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Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Mollie Gregory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Stunts are fundamental to the movies. Stuntwomen examines the largely unexplored profession of stuntwomen in the American entertainment industry from the silent movie era to the 2000s. To their ... More


Stunt Safety and Gender Discrimination

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

By the 1980s, a few women had begun to stunt-coordinate, but it was still difficult for a woman to be the boss. Stuntwoman Julie Ann Johnson coordinated the hit TV show Charlie’s Angels. When she and ... More


Danger, Drugs, and Death

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cocaine use, studios’ appetite for profits, and audience demand for bigger, more explosive thrills combined to produce a greater number of injuries and deaths among stunt players. On The Cannonball ... More


Women’s New Attitudes and Ambitions

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Stunts were becoming more complicated, more “realistic,” and more dangerous. Although men still did the majority of stunt work, this was the beginning of the end of the old days in stunts and movies, ... More


Computer-Generated Imagery and the Future of Stunt Work

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter covers revolution and transformation—from physical stunts to digital stunts that “let you do whatever you imagine.” Visual effects and computer-generated imagery (CGI) decrease the need ... More


Exporting Perilous Pauline: Pearl White and the Serial Film Craze

Marina Dahlquist (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037689
eISBN:
9780252094941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037689.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Exceptionally popular during their time, the spectacular American action film serials of the 1910s featured exciting stunts, film tricks, and effects set against the background of modern technology, ... More


Anthropometric Failure: Morbidity and Mortality Risks

Peter Svedberg

in Poverty and Undernutrition: Theory, Measurement, and Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292685
eISBN:
9780191596957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292686.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Starts with the question of whether anthropometric failure as such, or the consequences of being stunted and/or underweight, should be the main concern (there are different schools of thought). ... More


Stunt Performers Organize

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As the old movie moguls left the business, corporations took over the studios. The Stuntmen’s Association was founded, but women and minorities were excluded. In response, the Stuntwomen’s ... More


Social Turmoil Brings New Opportunities for Women and Minorities

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This period saw a short-lived African American film boom (Black Caesar, Coffy). Social turmoil in the 1970s influenced the movies, and drug use became more common on the set. Some members of the ... More


Disaster Movies and Disastrous Stunts

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Huge disaster movies became popular, and the need for “more bodies” meant more work for stuntwomen. Movies celebrating stuntmen were released: Stunts (1977), Hooper (1978), and The Stunt Man (1980). ... More


Julie Johnson’s Day in Court

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

When Julie Johnson was not rehired as stunt coordinator for Charlie’s Angels, she filed suit against Spelling-Goldberg Productions for wrongful termination. The question at trial: had she been ... More


Controversy and Progress for Stuntwomen

Mollie Gregory

in Stuntwomen: The Untold Hollywood Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166223
eISBN:
9780813166759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166223.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

It took thirty years to get the wigs off men, and then the business took a step backward when a stuntman replaced a stuntwoman doubling an actress in Planet of the Apes (2001). But the Screen Actors ... More


Nutrition-Based Approaches to Early Childhood Development

Aisha K. Yousafzai, Mohammad Y. Yakoob, and Zulfiqar A. Bhutta

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Undernutrition during pregnancy and early childhood is a major public health issue in low- and middle-income countries, accounting for 35% of all child deaths. For every child who survives, ... More


Hollywood Lemons

Neil Rennie

in Treasure Neverland: Real and Imaginary Pirates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679331
eISBN:
9780191767272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679331.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This chapter, beginning with the silent film of Peter Pan, is principally about the Holllywood pirate product, taking in some of the best-selling novels, particularly Rafael Sabatini's The Sea Hawk ... More


Nutrition and human rights: why meeting nutrient needs should be a human right

Martin W. Bloem and Saskia de Pee

in Advancing the Human Right to Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661619
eISBN:
9780191765056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661619.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

According to the latest report of UNCIEF et al. (2012), there are 165 million children under the age of five who are stunted. This chapter focuses on stunting or chronic undernutrition, arguing that ... More


Out on Assignment: Newspaper Women and the Making of Modern Public Space

Alice Fahs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834961
eISBN:
9781469602561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869031_fahs
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book illuminates the lives and writings of a lost world of women who wrote for major metropolitan newspapers at the start of the twentieth century. Using archival research, it unearths a richly ... More


To Hold the Lady Votes Southern Politics Ten Years after Suffrage

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

in The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler.11
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses how southern politicians treated white women's participation in formal politics. It observes that ten years after the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, southern ... More


Not Quite (Pearl) White: Fearless Nadia, Queen of the Stunts

Rosie Thomas

in Exporting Perilous Pauline: Pearl White and the Serial Film Craze

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037689
eISBN:
9780252094941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037689.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the construction of one form of modern Indian femininity in the late colonial period by focusing on the intriguing figure of Fearless Nadia, aka Mary Evans. Billed as the ... More


The Astronomer’s Perspective

Keeley Wilson

in Ringtone: Exploring the Rise and Fall of Nokia in Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198777199
eISBN:
9780191822988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777199.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

This concluding chapter, which is more conceptual than descriptive, reflects on the fact that a few key decisions made in the early 1990s explain Nokia’s success, while decisions mostly made in the ... More


The Micronutrient Deficiencies Challenge in African Food Systems

Christopher B. Barrett and Leah E. M. Bevis

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter shows that, contrary to much conventional wisdom, the prevalence of micronutrient deficiencies declines less quickly with per capita income growth than do the wasting or undernourishment ... More


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