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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (2 (47)): 37–77.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and Chinese cinemas. Dolls in Fragments: Daisies as Feminist Allegory Bliss Cua Lim As director Vera Chytilová put it, “Each of my films has met a cer- tain resistance on the part of authority.”1 Daisies [Sedmikrásky] (Czechoslovakia, 1966) was no exception. Denounced by state...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2010
... male-dominated activities. This study explores the design and marketing of Daisy Rock Girl Guitars and Mattel's Barbie Wireless Video Camcorder, two early examples of this unique category of consumer electronics. Since men have historically dominated both filmmaking and electric guitar playing...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 89–123.
Published: 01 September 2015
...  • 93 characters, including the African American rebel leader Daisy Fitz- roy and the Chinese American gunsmith Chen Lin, these char- acters are not protagonists. Daisy, in particular, fits into a class of nonwhite video game characters that Cathlena Martin describes as unwholesome role...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 144–167.
Published: 01 September 2006
... appeared in New Literary History, Discourse , and the Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association . Daisies (dir. Veˇra Chytilová, Czechoslovakia, 1966) “So We Will Go Bad”: Cheekiness, Laughter, Film Anca Parvulescu And what we call Laughter is only this action of the face...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (1 (55)): 77–111.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., it would seem that Hitchcock’s second film follows an even more iconophobic agenda, for the camera continually prompts the viewer to determine the Lodger’s (Ivor Novello) moral essence beneath his appearance—an essence that will also determine his suitability as Daisy’s (June Tripp) suitor. Richard...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (2 (86)): 85–117.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... The film thereby rests its syntactic articulation on the split language emerging between the performer’s bodily theatrics and the expressive capacities of her face. If Hypnotizing the Hypnotist stages a struggle between gesture and expression, Daisy Doodad’s Dial (dir. Laurence Trimble, UK...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (3 (87)): 65–91.
Published: 01 December 2014
... release, Daisies (Sedmikrásky, Czechoslovakia).2 Contrary to such polite deference, we would like to suggest that the curious indigestibility of Fruit Camera Obscura 87, Volume 29, Number 3 doi 10.1215/02705346-2801518 © 2014 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University Press 65...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 129–165.
Published: 01 May 2017
... imitators amid the bustle of a movie exposition. The imi- tator, “Daisy,” is described as “very pale and frightfully slender; clay-­colored hair, done à la Mary Pickford, and all ‘dolled-­up,’ . . . [with] hands that outrivaled in ‘jewels’ even the most prosperously endowed star.”32 That same year...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 147–182.
Published: 01 May 2006
.... The Psychocultural Body: Girl, Interrupted James Mangold’s film takes place in a mental institution in the late 1960s. The bulimic teenage girl, Daisy (Brittany Murphy), eats only broiled poultry from her father’s delicatessen, and via his intervention she is released from the institution and lives in her...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (3 (30)): 34–49.
Published: 01 May 1992
... largely of brooding, narcissistic poses. Slyly confirming lines like “I’m glad he’s not keen on the girls” or “I’m sorry I lost my temper, Daisy, but there’s something about him I can’t 37 stand” carry a homosexual subtext. In this film, Hitchcock’s homo- phobia is associated with class...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 159–166.
Published: 01 January 1990
...., the film is less a dialogue between mother and daughter than it is a fictionalized portrait of her mother’s life during World War 11. Starring Rebecca Jenkins as Daisy Cooper, the film is a well-constructed nar- rative of a woman’s struggle to support her family, her effort to pursue a career...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 81–109.
Published: 01 May 2014
... (ranging from six to thirteen), tapping into film audiences’ long-­standing fascination with child performers. There is, for example, a memorable scene in which Noyce is holding auditions for the role of Daisy, the young- est girl, in a school hall. We are told that the young hopefuls have been...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Hear from Me,” from the 1965 Natalie Wood film Inside Daisy Clover (dir. Robert Mulligan, US), about a young tomboy who dreams of becoming a Hollywood star: Move over sun and give me some sky I got me some wings I’m eager to try I may be unknown but wait till I’ve flown You’re gonna hear...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 101–135.
Published: 01 December 2012
... adolescent girls to the closed- off walks of a hushed and secret closet auditorium. In the lms shown then it was lace and daisies and muted whispers that surrounded the ow. What a farce. . . . I’d make my own lm combating from the other side. It was no fun. It was discomfort. It was womanly and so...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 69–87.
Published: 01 May 2008
... negotiating child stardom in Inside Daisy Clover (dir. Robert Mulligan, US, 1965). We crave the slippage between representation and autobiographical confession. The Rose examines our investment in this suffering on a number of registers as it self-consciously engages the myths of the diva...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (2 (47)): 79–131.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., with a musical thermometer that played Kitchen Technologies • 99 “Tenderly” when meat was cooked to the desired doneness; or Nu-Magic Ups-a-Daisies; or Colored Tel-a-Cook Lights.16 Despite the promise of the toaster to save time or the range to take the guesswork out...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (1 (46)): 77–97.
Published: 01 May 2001
... between five major forms: gangsta rap, hard-core, reggae rap, female rap, and East Coast or Daisy Age rap. And rap itself, we should remember, 03-Bluher.sh 5/29/01 12:38 PM Page 85 Hip-Hop Cinema in France • 85...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (2 (32)): 102–123.
Published: 01 September 1993
... replies, “Why thank you Miss Daisy,” allowing the series to resist a too-easy portrait of rich(er) white women patronizingly “loving” black “help.” This particular episode ends ambiguously, with the suggestion of a “wild night” between Anthony and Suzanne...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 157–191.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Cuban actress Daisy Granados), is quickly replaced by a young mulata stage dancer whose name, Caridad, is a direct reference to Ochún/La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre. Unlike typical, modestly covered portrayals of the Virgin, Caridad wears a reveal- ing out t with monstrously large ruf es...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (1 (55)): 43–75.
Published: 01 May 2004
.... The contrast between the beautiful wildness of the meadow and the equally lush formal ele- gance of Ruth’s attire is emphasized when the scene cuts to a frontal shot of Ruth struggling to make a path through a shoulder- high expanse of Michelmas daisies swaying in the evening breeze, and then idly...