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Published: 09 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376033-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7603-3
... This chapter examines The Karen Carpenter Story (1989), Superstar (1987), Meeting Two Queens (1991), Rock Hudson’s Home Movies (1992), and Joan Sees Stars (1993) as star recyclings exploring through biography the relationship between stars as idealized embodiments of cultural ideals...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-046
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... Prologue. Film Star as Outstanding Human Being hen I first met Julie Christie in London in 1982 for an...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
...8  ICHELLEM CHO Face Value The Star as Genre in Bong Joon-­ho’s Mother Everyone recognizes [the film diva] with delight, since everyone has already seen the original on the screen.” SIEGFRIED KRACAUER, THE MASS ORNAMENT Every fashion stands in opposition to the organic. Every...
Published: 03 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387947-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8794-7
...From Hale’s Tours to Star Tours VIRTUAL VOYAGES, TRAVEL RIDE FILMS, AND THE DELIRIUM OF THE HYPER-REAL LAUREN RABINOVITZ From their beginning, movies played a key role in accustoming audiences to sensory overloaded, hyper-real spectacles. Early cinema was always a spectacular...
Published: 28 July 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376873-121
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7687-3
.... . . . May God in His great mercy . . . use the writer’s experience to prevent others from being devoured of Satan in his delusion. 89. INDIANAPOLIS STAR negro bluk kissed: founder is warmly greeted, brother seymoure, erstwhile indianapolis hotel waiter, made...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-325
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
... left arm. If you approve of the same, you may answer me in the Negro World. Respectfully yours, MISS W. P. Printed in NW, 3 July 1920. Edward D. Smith-Green, Secretary, Black Star Line, to J. R. Ralph Casimir...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-347
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
... THE MARCUS GARVEY AND UNIA PAPERS the InterColonial S.S. & Trading Co to call here before the Black Star Line because this would re[sult] //in [more] success// for the Inter-Colonial and less for the Black Star Line.1 The presence of a Black Star Liner in our harbour would...
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383505-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8350-5
... also a source of food: mystical women exuded oil “Do We Look Like Ferengi from their fingertips, lactated even though they were virgins, and cured disease with the touch of their Capitalists to You?” saliva. (Brumberg, Fasting Girls, 45) Star Trek’s Klingons 40 Ibid., 7...
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388258-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8825-8
... 3 the Critic Louise Brooks, star witness The tragedy of film history is that it is fabricated, falsified, by the very people who make film history. It is understandable that in the early years of film production, when nobody believed there was going to be any...
Book Chapter

By Fred Wesley
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386957-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8695-7
... 12 Star Time The dictionary defines ‘‘star’’ as a celestial body visible as a point of light, or as a leading performer. When you see a band, it doesn’t take long to figure out who is the star. He or she will...
Published: 01 October 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9013-8
... II star Studies ​Lois Weber and the Celebrity of ​Matronly Respectability Shelley Stamp ois Weber was a filmmaker unquestionably asso‑ ​ciated with cinema’s rising cultural cachet in the ​L ​mid-1910s...
Published: 01 January 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8967-5
... Blue Angel and the image that von Stern- berg created for her with it, that von Sternberg discovered Dietrich as a nobody in Germany, and that he brought her to Hollywood and made her an international star. This story is echoed not only by many biographers but by von Sternberg and Dietrich...
Published: 29 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387077-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8707-7
... C a ter wo the lady is a camp: glamour, star turns, and the boys in the chorus he number begins as gentlemen of the press arrive to interview a celebrated LadyAmerica’s pride and joy / The prettiest, wittiest glamour girl by farplayed by a young mgm star whose girl-next...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-083
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
...The Self, that Dark Star There in the Tetons at nine thousand feet, The Eno thinned on my tongue. NowthatIamhome,itisthinned By autumn. As I walk the trail back, Those time zones I’ve driven Hover above my shoulders. As I am spun to the East, I taste their singing. No matter How I run, a...
Published: 18 June 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8972-9
... PART III ✺ Marcos the Star Spokesman 18. The Uprising Not long after midnight, having changed into their combat fatigues, the Zapatistas entered the town square of San Cristóbal and hoisted their flag bearing a red five-point star on a black background.¹ The...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-028
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... with interest, especially in the reim- bursements of passengers’ moneys, and will also remind you of the amount due this office for moneys advanced to the agency of the Black Star Line in Haiti. As the Black Star Line does not live up to its contract I herewith beg to...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-048
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... George Tobias, Treasurer, Black Star Line [Roseau] Nov. 10th 1920 Dear Sir, All your letters re shares for B.S.L. have been received for which accept my [thanks.] Please find enclosed receipt (3) for Certificate also...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-055
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... membership list, Samuel Wyke was a resident of Roseau. George Tobias, Treasurer, Black Star Line, to J. R. Ralph Casimir UNIVERSAL BUILDING, 56 WEST 135TH...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-063
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... THE MARCUS GARVEY AND UNIA PAPERS P. Premdas, Chief, Correspondence Department, Black Star Line, to J. R. Ralph Casimir UNIVERSAL BUILDING...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-065
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
.... Premdas, Chief, Correspondence Department, Black Star Line, to J. R. Ralph Casimir UNIVERSAL BUILDING, 56 WEST 135TH STREET...