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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 1–39.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Ara Osterweil In an era of motion picture history that forbade the representation of explicit adult sexuality and interracial romance, the appeal of Shirley Temple's innocent yet erotic persona was instrumentalized by the film industry as an important box office draw and powerful ideological weapon...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 127–155.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Kristen Hatch This essay explores the role that men played — as costars and fans — in Shirley Temple's film career, arguing that Temple's stardom stood at the juncture of two paradigms. It was built upon the fairly stable understanding that male child loving signified men's discipline and restraint...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Irene Gustafson This article analyzes Shirley Clarke's seminal film, Portrait of Jason (US, 1967). Through an examination of the film's formal qualities within the context of its production and reception, this article argues that the film is best understood as a “screen test.” The relatively scant...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 69–98.
Published: 01 December 2012
... and the Mismatched Voice • tions of her incestuous relationship with her father notwithstand- ing, Durbin’s lms, like Shirley Temple’s, often nd her without a strong maternal presence, but rarely suggest that she grasp that role herself. The one lm that brought her closest to motherhood...
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Camera Obscura (1976) 1 (1 (1)): 76–96.
Published: 01 May 1976
... ofPerformersis much more Brechtian than Film Abouta Woman Who Nothing in Woman Who resembles the close-up of Shirley Soffer say- ing "Which woman is the director most sympathetic to?" Nothing in Woman Who .. , steps out of the "picture" like that and confronts the audience. By the time I...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 217.
Published: 01 May 1988
..., $7.95 sc, $15.95 hc NEW! SPRING 1988 "A book of the hart." Lee L- San THE FORBIDDEN STITCH chronicle AN ASIAN-AMEmcANwoMEN's ANTHOXDGY THEWHITE JUNKOF edited by Shirley Geok-Iin Lim & LOVE, AGAIN...
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Camera Obscura (1976) 1 (1 (1)): 140–142.
Published: 01 May 1976
...-minute film 'fragments' which may become part of his Magellan Cycle. D Shirley Clarke is teaching experimental video at UCLA and working on a comical-musical teleplay written with Susan Yankowitz. She is also designing a collaborative video communications network in Los Angeles: it will begin...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 181–183.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Discipline and Pleasure: Shirley Temple and the Spectacle of Child Loving. No 79: pp. 127 – 155 Colleen Jankovic with Nadia Awad Queer/Palestinian Cinema: A Critical Conversation on Palestinian Queer and Women’s Filmmaking. No. 80: pp. 135 – 143 Omar Kholeif Me and a Rifle (and an IDF...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 159–169.
Published: 01 September 2020
..., such as opening night or Friday night, which have included films such as Love Serenade (dir. Shirley Barrett, 1997) and The Well (dir. Samantha Lang, 1996). Our festival recovers and builds a legacy of Australian women s cinema. Yet as with our first event, our aim is not only to screen the works of the past...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (3 (54)): 3–38.
Published: 01 December 2003
..., filmmaker Shirley Clarke, who, at workshops held in her penthouse at the Chelsea Hotel in the early 1970s and in the TeePee Video Space Troupe that evolved from them,55 used video “in a way that intentionally scaled down the technology, diminish- ing its importance to the point where you could approach...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 197–227.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of the screen, Shirley Temple, who remade several Pickford vehicles. Temple’s stardom, which emerged virtually simultane- ously to Pickford’s retirement in 1933, raises equally interesting (and troubling) issues about the eroticization of childhood.43 Pickford’s stardom and its relation to sexuality...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 53–67.
Published: 01 December 1989
...,” Part 1, Filmnews 17 , no. 2-3 ( 1987a ): 16 ; Part 2, Filmnews 17, no. 11 (1987b): 16; Part 3, Filmnews 18, no. 2 (1988): 16. Kuhn , Annette . Women's Pictures: Feminism, and Cinema . London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982 . Law , Shirley . One Look—And Love Breaks Out: Breaking...
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Camera Obscura (1986) 5 (3 (15)): 176–179.
Published: 01 December 1986
... by Gillian C. Gill. Cornell University Press. Ithaca, NY, 1985. $16.95. The (M)other Tongue: Essays in Feminist Psychoanalytic fnterpretation edited by Shirley Nelson Garner, Claire Kahane and Madelon Sprengnether. Cornell University Press. Ithaca, NY, 1985. $12.95. Gynesis: Configurations...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (2 (110)): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2022
... historian Shirley Jennifer Lim repeatedly points to this phenomenon of conflation as racist in nature and stresses the star's American identity in her monograph on Anna May Wong. One telling example is the narrative accompanying Edward Steichen's photograph of Wong in Vanity Fair in 1931, a narrative...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (3 (96)): 93–119.
Published: 01 December 2017
... American man who falls in love with a Chinese prostitute in Hong Kong; and My Geisha (dir. Jack Cardiff, US, 1962), a truly bizarre film starring Shirley MacLaine as a famous actress who disguises herself as a geisha in order to play Madame Butterfly in a remake directed by her unsuspecting...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 157–167.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., www.nytimes.com/2015/08/09/magazine /the-misadventures-of-issa-rae.html. 10. Shea Lenniger, Kier Lehman Talks Using Music to Compose the Vibe of Los Angeles in Insecure, Billboard, 4 October 2018, www.billboard.com/articles/news/television/8477486/kier -lehman-inescure-music-supervisor-interview. 11. Shirley...
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Camera Obscura (1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 5–13.
Published: 01 May 1979
... by Germaine Dulac, Agnes Varda, Maya Deren, Vera Chytilova, Leontine Sagan, Esther Shub, Barbara Loden, Shirley Clarke, Dorothy Arzner, Ida Lupino and others. When you hear these names now, it seems obvious that a lot of women have made films. But, when we began, this was not at all evident...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 202–223.
Published: 01 September 1991
...” wife were staple subjects for vaudeville sketches from the 1870s into the twentieth century, continuing to reflect a predominantly masculine -perspective on married life despite the increased presence of women within the variety house audience. If, as Shirley Staples...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 187–213.
Published: 01 May 2021
... (Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Actes Sud, 2006), 34–35. 14. See Raymond Bellour, “Un peu plus de réel,” Trafic , no. 54 (2005): 5–12; Shirley Jordan, “Spatial and Emotional Limits in Installation Art: Agnès Varda's L’île et elle ,” Contemporary French and Francophone Studies 13, no. 5...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (1 (64)): 197–208.
Published: 01 May 2007
...  •  199 Hirschhorn.” “Name one,” my mother offered coyly. “Okay,” he replied with certainty, “Joan Mir For one thing, no one had ever heard of any women direc- tors, except for Shirley Clarke, maybe, and just maybe, in that world of the avant-garde in New York City, Maya Deren. I am...