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Mobilizing Genre: The Wild Party’s Sexual Kinesthetics

Susan Potter

in Queer Timing: The Emergence of Lesbian Sexuality in Early Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042461
eISBN:
9780252051302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042461.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the sexuality effects of a film released on the cusp of the transition to sound and which redeploys the codes of a nearly exhausted genre, the flapper film. While several ... More


The Southland House as a Set

Peter J. Hollida

in American Arcadia: California and the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190256517
eISBN:
9780190256548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256517.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter examines several commissions made by people connected with Hollywood, including W. R. Hearst, Dorothy Arzner, Jack Warner, and George Cukor, and designers working for them (Julia Morgan, ... More


The Postwar Bubble

Wheeler Winston Dixon

in Film Noir and the Cinema of Paranoia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623990
eISBN:
9780748653614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623990.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Women were among those who eagerly embraced the new world of film noir, having been cut out of the film industry since the 1920s. None did it with more style and verve than Ida Lupino, who directed ... More


Madam President

J. E. Smyth

in Nobody's Girl Friday: The Women Who Ran Hollywood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190840822
eISBN:
9780190840853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840822.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Mary C. McCall Jr. was the Screen Writers Guild’s most valuable asset from its earliest days through the blacklist. Eventually, she would publicly sacrifice her career in Hollywood defending the ... More


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