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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (2 (23)): 90-107.
Published: 01 May 1990
...Richard deCordova Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Ethnography and Exhibition: The Child Audience, the Hays Office and Saturday Matinees Richard deCordova Everybody is talking about the movies, about what is...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (2 (23)): 4-7.
Published: 01 May 1990
... of desire. Richard decordova’s “Ethnography and Exhibition: The Child Au- 6 dience, The Hays Office and Saturday Matinees” deals with the largely ignored topic of children spectators. Taking up the postcolonial critique of ethnography, deCordova claims that current...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (3 (27)): 179-187.
Published: 01 September 1991
... Response to Questionnaire on “The Female Spectator.” No. 20-21; pp, 137-141. decordova, Richard Ethnography and Exhibition: The Child Audience, the Hays Office and Saturday Matinees. No. 23; pp. 91-107. DiPiero, Thomas The Patriarch is Not (Just) a Man. No. 25-26; pp. 101-124...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 75-117.
Published: 01 September 2010
... authorship rather than her screenwriting talent, one cannot dis- count the consistent appeal of Glyn’s films with audiences.9 Despite her critical disfavor, trade journals noted that an “Elinor Glyn film” was a reliable hit with the “matinee audience” (middle-­class women shoppers).10 Although...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (2 (32)): 124-160.
Published: 01 September 1993
... nature have found a strange partner in the culture of television and the Hollywood world of cow- boys and Chicago-style gangsters-and its matinee John Wayne and Rambo idols. Somehow this strange mutation has created the urban warrior.” To display such a “mutation,” Soul Shadows features a series...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 132-145.
Published: 01 May 1994
... made-for-TV movies that were broadcast on network prime time during the 1980s as women’s matinee pictures for the 1990s. By re-airing most of the major networks’ social-problem films from the previous decade, Life- time explicitly recodes these films (whose...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (2 (38)): 4-28.
Published: 01 May 1996
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 203-225.
Published: 01 January 1988
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 50-72.
Published: 01 January 1990
... such as class, race and ethnicity-and opens up a space for interpretation and reappro- priation. The Corbett-Fitzsimrnons Fight may have been addressed to men in the direct manner of popular prize fights (although Corbett’s previous career as a matinee idol complicates...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 127-155.
Published: 01 December 2019
... example, Lois Jacoby began as a depart- mental assistant at the Theatre Guild before going to work as a script editor on The Ford Theatre Hour (CBS, 1948 51) as well as a writer for NBC Matinee Theater (1955 58) and Studio One (CBS, 1948 58).31 Audrey Gellen Maas and Jacqueline Babbin worked...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (3 (84)): 33-65.
Published: 01 December 2013
...- lating Explanation of the New Congress Plan with Regard to Motion Pictures” in the magazine Child Welfare.48 In the article, Gilman outlines past strategies for countering and improving motion picture production, including efforts to establish junior matinees and family nights, preview films, and...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (3 (60)): 91-127.
Published: 01 December 2005
... powerless victim.52 If Shiraito sacrifices herself, it is a gift precisely in Marcel Mauss’s sense. Her gift imposes an obligation on Kin’ya, which he must reciprocate by any means. The legendary matinee idol Okada Tokihiko’s acting sensitively conveys Kin’ya’s painful awareness of this exchange...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 11-45.
Published: 01 May 2008
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (3 (51)): 31-69.
Published: 01 December 2002
... her career advanced, Lyons hosted a number of popu- lar programs for Crosley, including WLW Consumers’ Foundation, where two hundred women tested products to be advertised on radio; Morning Matinee, an audience-participation show with music, talk, and games; and the game show Collect Calls from...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (1 (55)): 77-111.
Published: 01 May 2004