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Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
... Cooper poses outside on a lawn next to a sunny sidewalk that stretches out into the distance behind her. In the letter, she says this is near where she lives.1 She leans against a white post, smiling and looking straight at the camera lens. Her dimples are apparent. She wears a long, fitted, off- the...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
... it girl meets generalthirteen PART ONE 1 SCANDAL AT THE MAJESTIC THEATER Daytime, exterior street scene. People walk by the front of one of the new movie theaters in the city, the Majestic.1 They gawk at the large movie poster featuring Dimples kissing another actor on the lips. There is a mix of...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-028
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
...1925, Miracles of Love (Philippine Picture Plays) Directed by Vicente Salumbides Silent, black and white Elizabeth Dimples Cooper (cover girl) No known extant copy 1926, Ang Tatlong Hambog ( José Nepomuceno) Directed by José Nepomuceno Silent, black and white Elizabeth Dimples Cooper (love...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
...Dimples Cooper, fresh from a brief cir cuit of per for mances in Japan and Shanghai after a longer sojourn in the States, is once again gracing Manila s stages. Our very own Mary Pickford is here to stay for good, even as it s rumored that she s developed a taste for life in New York and Los...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
...Isabel Rosario Cooper s latest film, Daughter, Unknown, is the actor s most triumphant proj ect to date. Based on the recently discovered diaries of a 1920s vaudev ille star, the tightly written script traces the unlikely rise of Dimples, the child of an American soldier and his Filipina paramour...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
..., Graphic, May 7, 1930, 44. See also Dimeglio, Vaudev ille, U.S.A.; Stein, American Vaudev ille; Gleeck, The Manila Americans. The description of Dimples s voice and per for mance comes from Car ter, The General s Dimples. One of the songs that Car ter claims was MacArthur s favorite was Are You Lone...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
... apart from her fellow hemline- raising peers, her casting as the modern Filipina/American beauty catapults her into the spotlight. Chorus girls are a dime a dozen on Manila s early bodabil stage. While Dimples is beginning to stand out as an act, stage work is hard on the body, and the audience demands...
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012634-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1263-4
... Hispanic and gave herself the pseudonym Dimple (due to the dimples on her face) had this conversation with me: Dimple: My hair the way it is, picked up. It would be shaved, plaited. A tattoo of a money sign behind my ear, some big diamond earrings FIGURE 3.1. Artwork created by wotr participant artist...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-025
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
... Sad Tale of Conquest and Betrayal ; Konted, General Douglas MacArthur and His Dimples. 10 See, for example, The American Experience: MacArthur. 11 MacArthur, Reminiscences. 12 I use the solidus as the separator and joiner of Filipina and American here to signify the tenuous legal categorization of...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
... this one pinpoint moment of in- famy as his Dimples. While sometimes stretching to include details on the Queen of Philippine Vaudev ille, they inevitably shrink back to tired and comfortable patterns.7 In their insistence on binding Isabel Cooper s story to these conventional tropes, they...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-027
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
..., 9, 11, 155; imperial, 6, 12, 17, 20, 26, 32, 49, 54 56, 62, 66, 81, 85, 113, 115, 122, 125; racial, 128, 133 Detzer, Dorothy, 3, 21, 171n21 Diamond, David, 51 53 Dimples (Isabel Cooper), 49, 56, 60 68, 73 75, 79 80, 86 92, 96, 151, 154, 170 71 Dimples (Ruperto), 155 57 Dunne, Irene, 132 Dvorak, Ann...
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By Lesley Stern
Published: 10 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012290-052
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1229-0
... their wariness about people. She pointed out the dimples in their rear haunches. After they drink, she says, you can see the dimples are gone, the space filled out. They can go four to five days without water. Sometimes the young have a disease that inhibits their energy, so it s very important if you...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
.... The crew readies the lights for the scene, and she and the others are positioned onstage. Doris Day fi nally enters, takes her mark, and the director calls, Action! Chabing raises her chin, flashes her smile, those dimples. When the scene is over, her life rolls on. 132 nineteen Harrison s Harem...
Book Chapter

By Viet Lê
Published: 16 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012931-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1293-1
.... The inky river dimples with shim- mering orbs as the sky sizzles with fireworks all around, constellations of light and laughter. We could not know it would end in hundreds of deaths. I am late, searching for my friend among the masses along the riverside. There is no cell phone reception. The crowds...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-026
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
... University Press, 2002. Carman, Emily. In de pen dent Stardom: Freelance Women in the Hollywood Studio System. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2015. Car ter, Thomas. The General s Dimples. Business Journal, August 1988, 32 39. Car ter, Thomas. Then and Now (The Mechanics of Integration). Manila...
Published: 05 February 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021315-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2131-5
... Song- Movie Magazine reminisces about Dimples Cooper at the height of her artistic triumphs, as if to say that her star has dimmed.8 There is no mention of MacArthur, just the obituary of her Manila career. Once she leaves its shores in 1936, Isabel Cooper never returns to the land of her birth...
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013082-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1308-2
... ehsaan­ faramosh (ungrateful) for their failure to repay their past debts. They include the likes of Dimple, who left Janu s group to chart her own career in the city, and Vijay, who was much too inebriated after work to consider his obligations to anyone. New arrivals, in turn, are expected to show the...
Book Chapter

By Jillian Hernandez
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012634-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1263-4
..., Laura, 65 67, 73 76, 83, 274n2, 275n8 Dimple (interviewee), 100 103, 106, 112, 130 131, 253 Disney, 73, 79, 149 displacement, 42, 45, 162 Dominican identity, 57 58, 115, 261 Domino Sugar Factory, Brooklyn, 223, 225, 231 D Souza, Aruna, 262 Du Bois, W. E. B., 16 Duchamp, Marcel: Fountain, 86...
Book Chapter

By Jillian Hernandez
Published: 06 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012634-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1263-4
... embraced it as a way to occupy dissident girlhood, as has Nicki Minaj Rococo like pink & lace Long nails & stilettos in Wangechi Mutu s Eat Cake Shiny like Dimple s fine as hell gold chains Sharp & dandified as Kevin and Voluptuous as Kara Walker s Sugar Baby I presented my work on chongas at a girls of...
Published: 28 June 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021483-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2148-3
... morning, of that much I m sure she brought them in, crisp, pleated, and warm. My dimpled hands smoothed over wool then khaki, as seasons changed. I decided I preferred wool but what I can t remember is how I knew to have a preference and stake a claim it felt important to choose. In the comforting...