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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 125–155.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., and Regional Rehabilitation Phoebe Bronstein “Mayberry, whistling cheerfully under the radioactive radar of the 1960s, was the decade’s Brigadoon, a pocket of southern mystification tucked into a Culver City back lot: peaceful, iso- lated, and entirely white.”  — Allison Graham, “Griffith...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 188–190.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Volume Index Volume 30 corresponds to issues 88 – 90 John Belton The Commodification of Romanticism:Lola Montès. No. 90: pp. 1 – 25 Phoebe Bronstein Comic Relief: The Andy Griffith Show, White Southern Sheriffs, and Regional Rehabilitation. No. 89: pp. 125 – 55 Pier...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 95–129.
Published: 01 May 2011
... into a dark horizon. Courtesy Ekleipsis (dir. Tran T. Kim-Trang, US, 1998) Sense and Subjectivity Fiona I. B. Ngô In 1989, the New York Times reported the unusual case of 150 Cambodian women in Southern California collectively diagnosed with hysterical symptoms: “These women and dozens...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 127–155.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and antiquated social graces to mask his status as an impoverished petty thief and con man. And in The Little Colonel, her father is debili- tated by pneumonia after being bilked of all his money, while her grandfather (Lionel Barrymore) is an aging Southern gentleman who refuses to acknowledge...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 106–128.
Published: 01 May 1995
... Riefenstahl to make Tiefland, ex- actly how the self-reflexive and anti-authoritarian elements of the film are presented, and why this film opposes previous notions of Riefenstahl's alleged fascist aesthetic. No new approach toward, or rehabilitation of, Riefenstahl's well-discussed pre-Tiefland films...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 December 2019
... represented by Deng Xiaoping formally laid out the economic reform and open-door policy at the Third Plenary Session of the Eleventh Central Committee, thereby marking the beginning of a new era. The new regime lost no time in offering the final verdict on the Cultural Revolution, rehabilitating almost all...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 159–195.
Published: 01 December 2001
... southern and eastern European countries or were given fictional biographies to suggest such origins. For instance, Theodosia Goodman from Cincinnati was transformed by Fox studio publicity into the mysterious Theda Bara, daughter of an Arabian princess and an Italian sculptor, raised “in the shadow...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 27–59.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... See Bonnie J. Dow, “Femininity and Feminism in Murphy Brown,” Southern Communication Journal 57, no. 2 (1992): 143 – 55; and Amanda D. Lotz, “Postfeminist Television Criticism: Precarious-­Girl Comedy  • 55 Rehabilitating Critical Terms...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 69–98.
Published: 01 December 2012
...- nized around an encounter between Boss Tweed (Vincent Price) at Tammany Hall and Durbin and her father, this time newly landed immigrants themselves, who expose corruption in order to become American. Each of these lms attempts to rehabilitate the singer as an American vocalist who can appeal...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (2 (53)): 27–55.
Published: 01 September 2003
... on work and gender that the film generates is the “sissy” guard, Percy Wet- 40 • Camera Obscura more. Percy, whose name sounds like “Pussy” when uttered by his Southern coworkers, is the feminized other in this world of white male control and order. From his first introduction, when he enters...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 74–107.
Published: 01 September 2006
... life, “hoping to forget and to be forgotten,” until southern pride and the local economy require him to perform in an exhibition match with Bobby Jones ( Joel Gretsch) and Walter Hagen (Bruce McGill). With the help of the title character (played by Will Smith), a magical black caddie who...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 89–123.
Published: 01 September 2015
... experience: “Piper seizes the empty husk of the raced image, not to rehabilitate it against capitalist fetishism, but to extract its redemptive kernel. . . . He deploys this empty image as the catalyst for a reinvestment of embodiment 98  •  Camera Obscura beyond the image” (172). Hansen’s...