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Title Flickers of desire : movie stars of the 1910s / edited by Jennifer M. Bean

Publ Info New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2011]
©2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  PN1998.2 .F5585 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN1998.2 .F5585 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 297 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Series Star decades: American culture/American cinema
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : stardom in the 1910s / Jennifer M. Bean -- G. M. Anderson: "Broncho Billy" Among the Early "Picture Personalities" / Richard Abel -- Mary Pickford: Icon of Stardom / Christine Gledhill -- Lillian Gish : clean, and white, and pure as the lily / Kristen Hatch -- Sessue Hayakawa : the mirror, the racialized body, and photogénie / Daisuke Miyao -- Theda Bara : orientalism, sexual anarchy, and the Jewish star / Gaylyn Studlar -- Geraldine Farrar : a star from another medium / Anne Morey -- George Beban : character of the picturesque / Giorgio Bertellini -- Pearl white and Grace Cunard : the serial queen's volatile present / Mark Garrett Cooper -- Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle : comedy's starring scapegoat / Rob King -- Douglas Fairbanks : icon of Americanism / Scott Curtis -- Charles Chaplin : the object life of mass culture / Jennifer M. Bean -- In the wings / Jennifer M. Bean
LC subject Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography
Add Author Bean, Jennifer M., 1968-
ISBN 9780813550145 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813550149 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813550152 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813550157 (pbk. : alk. paper)