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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (2 (86)): 85–117.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Maggie Hennefeld This article rethinks the emergence of narrative film syntax through the comedy genre, focusing on slapstick films that depict female unruliness. I discuss films featuring Mabel Normand, Florence Turner, Marie Dressler, Sarah Duhamel, and other forgotten silent comediennes, arguing...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (3 (87)): 184–185.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Introduction: The Place of the Contemporary Female Director. No. 85: pp. 1 – 3 Matt Delmont “Miserable Women on Television”: Irene McCabe, Television News, and Antibusing Politics. No. 87: pp. 33 – 63 Maggie Hennefeld Slapstick Comediennes in Transitional Cinema: Between Body and...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 203–225.
Published: 01 January 1988
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (3 (60)): 129–157.
Published: 01 December 2005
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (1 (88)): 129–153.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., Reality Television, and Black Womanhood  • 143 Joseline Hernandez and Mimi Faust from Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta, fight over men who simply are not worth the time or effort. In fact, in the season 4 reunion episode of Love and Hip Hop, comedienne host Mo’Nique summarizes how the relationships on...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 202–223.
Published: 01 September 1991
... suffragettes and their critics, the sentimentalists and the humorists, the male clowns and the female comediennes. Undeniably, most film versions of the disorderly woman worked to ensure the pleasures of their predominantly male audience, expressing and exorcising their dread of feminine moral...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 197–227.
Published: 01 December 2001
...- Mary Pickford, Masquerade, and the Pedophilic Gaze • 199 try (dir. Edwin S. Porter, 1914) that articulates one view of the actress’s youthful appeal: There are many young comediennes . . . but it is only Mary Pickford . . . who can create through the silent medium . . . just that...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (3 (51)): 31–69.
Published: 01 December 2002
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 47–77.
Published: 01 January 1988
... Para• mount decided to change her image as slapstick comedienne and feature her in a series of glamour girl roles, including Give Me a Sailor (1938) in which she won not only a legs contest against Betty Grable but the leading man as well. This was followed by several other...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 15–41.
Published: 01 May 1997
... positively encouraged to derive pleasure from it. For this reason, 1 think that Whoopi Goldberg’s cinematic career as a slapstick comedienne and her highly visible role as an emcee for Comic Relief have as much to do with the film’s ability to screen our enjoyment of her suffering...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 9–57.
Published: 01 December 2001