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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 Edge of Unacceptability”: Preston Sturges and the PCA

Matthew H. Bernstein

in Refocus: the Films of Preston Sturges

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474406550
eISBN:
9781474416146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406550.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter poses one of the most fascinating questions about Sturges’s career: how did he manage to insert so much sexual innuendo in his comedies of the 1940s, given the notorious vigilance of ... More


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