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Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Dean DeFino

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167390
eISBN:
9780231850544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167390.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book looks at the production and critical reception of Russ Meyer's film Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! (1965). It places the film within the cultural history of the 1960s, looks at its ... More


Car 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/9780813166223.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Women in the early 1900s had been famous for stunt driving in the silent movies, but they were rarely hired for car work again until the 1970s. Descriptions in this chapter include: jumping a car ... More


‘If You Had Only Seen What I Saw!’ – Possession’s Reception

Alison Taylor

in Possession

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800857056
eISBN:
9781800853287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800857056.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter four examines the film’s uncertain position between arthouse and grindhouse. Possession held the paradoxical position of being showcased at the world’s leading art cinema festival in ... More


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