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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (2 (86)): 85–117.
Published: 01 September 2014
... plight of a male cigar smoker who gets pestered by two micrographic nicotine fairies; and a Pathé slapstick comedy, Betty Pulls the Strings (dir. Roméo Bosetti, 1910), about a madcap female trickster whose pranks wreak mass anarchy. Whereas films like Princess Nicotine micromanage their comediennes...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (2 (38)): 188–189.
Published: 01 May 1996
... by Loren Kruger. Witwatersrand University Press, 1997. Marie Dressler: The Unlikeliest Star by Betty Lee. The University Press of Kentucky, 1997. $25.00. New Latin American Cinema, Vol. 1: Theory, Practices,and Transcontinental Articulationsedited by Michael T...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 127–155.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the woman behind the typewriter: uncovering the real-life Betty Schaefers of American television. Sunset Boulevard (dir. Billy Wilder, US, 1950) Brief Traces : Finding and Losing the Woman Story Editor In 1953, Billboard published a brief dispatch entitled Three Quit CBS Story Department. It reads...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (1 (55)): 77–111.
Published: 01 May 2004
... program of the film is to bring the woman in line with sym- bolic law, the nameless heroine (played by Betty Balfour; for ease of reference, I will refer to the character as “Betty”) is a self- sufficient image, impervious to the machinations of the men watching over her. Her pleasure is anticipated in...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 75–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 203–225.
Published: 01 January 1988
... (Noreen Corcoran) comes to live with him. MOB: 2 episodes; 1960. Betty Hutton Show, The. CBS; 1959-1960. This unsuccessful sit-com stars popular film star Betty Hutton as a former showgirl turned manicurist who inherits a millionaire's estate and becomes the guardian of his...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 6–11.
Published: 01 September 1995
... she functions in this way, Rooks argues, has everything to do with the ways in which class, in addition to race, is represented in contemporary television. In “See Me Now Bridget Cooks examines the work of Black women visual artists Betty Saar, Carrie Mae Weems, and Pat...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 127–133.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., Stacy Wolf, and Ron Mandelbaum at Photofest. 1. Richard Dyer, Heavenly Bodies: Film Stars and Society (New York: St. Martin’s, 1986), 167 – 69. 2. Betty Hutton was brought in as the new Annie Oakley, and the original director, Busby Berkeley, was also replaced. Outtakes...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 42–74.
Published: 01 May 1997
... into UFO research. In the first abduction accounts to get attention in mainstream media, therapy was incidental. Barney Hill, subject of John Fuller’s 1966 book The Interrupted Journey, sought psychological help for anxiety and emotional problem He and his wife, Betty, had been advised...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 71–103.
Published: 01 May 2006
... separation from Dolly, Hector coupled with a woman named Betty “Bristler.”12 Betty, a field hand like Hector, was already working at East Her- mitage when he arrived there. In 1858, the couple had a child together and named her Rachel. A year and a half later, on 26 October 1860, Hector ran away from...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 97–129.
Published: 01 May 2010
... promptly launch into a ridiculous story involving “ship-hiking” their way home. In the end, Laurel cracks and admits the truth to his wife, Betty (Dorothy Christie), after Hardy had pathetically tried to continue the lie. As a result, Hardy is physically overpowered by his wife with a barrage of...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 157–167.
Published: 01 December 2019
... that are assertions of community such as rock trio BETTY s rousing theme for Showtime s lesbian ensemble drama The L Word (2004 9) use first-person plural address to position individuals as part of a collective we gathered around a common cause or shared sense of identity. All these examples...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 37–67.
Published: 01 May 2013
... genealogy associated with Woolf. The Hours exemplifies the limitations, desires, and resistances within multiple feminist discourses and practices — Betty Friedan’s “prob- lem with no name,” the cultural trope of female containment and madness in the domestic sphere17 — where women’s experience...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 47–77.
Published: 01 January 1988
..." includes Clark Gable, Bette Davis, John Wayne, Betty Grable, Spencer Tracy, Ginger Rogers " According to Variety, the only newcomers who command the same box office stature as these older stars are Marilyn Monroe and Marlon Brando. The disad• vantages of relying on the older...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 150–176.
Published: 01 May 1992
... . Star , Hedy Jo , and Carl Rollins Hammonds. I Changed My Sex! Publisher unknown, 1955 . Steiner , Betty , ed. Gender Dysphoria Syndrome: Development, Research, Management . New York: Plenum Press, 1985 . Stoller , Robert J. Presentations of Gender . New Haven: Yale UP, 1985...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 69–107.
Published: 01 September 2002
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (3 (51)): 31–69.
Published: 01 December 2002
.... Kazanjian admired broadcasting’s commit- ment to commercial values and family entertainment, Francis was free to pursue an active career in radio performance. During the 1930s, her deep-timbered voice was heard on more than twenty soap operas, as well as on The March of Time, Cavalcade, Betty and Bob...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (3 (69)): 81–109.
Published: 01 December 2008
... about sexual identity in the women’s movement. On one end, Betty Friedan’s infamous condemnation of the “lavender menace” cap- tured the intolerance that some women’s communities harbored Ins and Outs of Female Sensibility  •  99 against lesbians. At the other end of...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 7–35.
Published: 01 May 2009
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Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 33–59.
Published: 01 December 1982
... (Albert Dray and Betty Berr) who closely resemble television’s ubiquitous an- nouncers-smiling, plastic, more actor than journalist. Then we get a “story,” always beginning with the same introduction (with “him” or “her,” depending on whether it follows an interview with Arnaud or Camille...