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Tennis Shoe Pimp

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes Clark Terry's association with Feather, a prostitute who described him as her “tennis shoe pimp because he didn't beat her,” and he also talks about his gigs at the Grenada. It ... More


The Decline of the Code

John Billheimer

in Hitchcock and the Censors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177427
eISBN:
9780813177441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177427.003.0039
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the decline of the Production Code and its replacement by the current rating system. Two Supreme Court rulings contributed to the end of the Production Code. In 1948, the court ... More


“People Reinvent Themselves, Don’t They?”: Midnight in Paris and Blue Jasmine

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Whereas Gil Pender in Midnight in Paris uses (in John Lahr’s terms) fantasy to “reach greater accommodation with the real” and to become virtually “a new person,” Jasmine of Blue Jasmine experiences ... More


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