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    Life, career, major roles & legacy of Amer. actress/sex symbol.

    It is interesting to note the absurd places where the battle lines of freedom are sometimes drawn: the cost of tea in Boston, a funny-looking house p... more
    16 pages | 8 sources | 32 citations | MLA citation style

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    Examines animated characters created by brothers in silent era: Betty Boop, Koko the Clown, Minnie the Moocher.

    INTRODUCTION Max and Dave Fleischer started in animation in the silent era and continued into sound and through the heyday of short film animation. ... more
    9 pages | 3 sources | 7 citations | MLA citation style

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    Five short essays on elements of popular culture. The first discusses popular culture generally. The second examines cultural conflict. The final three discuss aspects of the use of the reflexive mode in literature & film.

    INTRODUCTION Popular culture appeals to the public on a basic level, offering images, character, and stories that fit with the prevailing mood and wh... more
    15 pages | 6 sources | 6 citations | MLA citation style

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    Life & work of film comedian/director. Comparison of his comedy with Chaplin; his methods as filmmaker; reputation.

    Buster Keaton was one of the two great film comedians and comedy film directors of the silent era. His reputation has suffered by the greater accord ... more
    12 pages | 4 sources | 12 citations | MLA citation style

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    Indian commerical cinema; traditional role of women in Masala films; rape portrayals; Indian New Cinema. Indian model of feminism.

    India has the largest film industry in the world and, since 1992, one of the fastest growing television audiences in history. Popular media in India,... more
    17 pages | 20 sources | 44 citations | MLA citation style

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    Reasons for the continuous showing of the 1975 film. Its huge fan base. Audience participation. The movie as a liberating experience. Its playful way with gender, sexual orientation and conventions of musicals, science fiction and horror films. The plot and characters. Use of traditional filmic constructs. Sexual games of the film.

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show, with its twenty-year runs at midnight showings and its tradition of audience participation, has proved to be one of the... more
    12 pages | 7 sources | 20 citations | MLA citation style

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    Analysis of themes and style. Focuses on three films: THE GRAPES OF WRATH, MY DARLING CLEMENTINE, RIO GRANDE. Common issue of family, personal and greater families. Similar use of traditional American music, stark black and white images, sparse dialogue and emphasis on feelings of characters. Emotional value of each film. Creation of American vision.

    This paper analyzes John Ford's themes and styles in three of his most distinctive films, The Grapes of Wrath, My Darling Clementine, and Rio Grande. ... more
    10 pages | 7 sources | 11 citations | MLA citation style

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    Discusses Disney's adaptation of the Good Neighbor Policy of the 1940s. Disney's political beliefs. Concept of the "Disneyfication" of reality and popular culture. American involvement in Latin America. Production of films for South America and their relation to U.S. policy. Disney's methods. Stereotypical North American view of Latin America in Disney films.

    WALT DISNEY AND THE LATIN AMERICAN GOOD NEIGHBOR POLICY INTRODUCTION It is easy to argue that Disney is the most recognizable name in animation throu... more
    14 pages | 11 sources | 24 citations | APA citation style

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    Compares and contrasts two films: Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977) and Little Vera (1988), both of which are stories of young women struggling against repressive family and societal expectations. Struggle of the female protagonists for identity and separation.

    This paper compares and contrasts two films featuring a heroinetrying to break away from a repressive family and societal expectations Richard Brooks'... more
    10 pages | 2 sources | 2 citations | MLA citation style

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    This paper examines the reasons for Hollywood's unfavorable portrayals of women in film, looking at three films as examples of the evolution of women in film--Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Thelma and Louise, and Silence of the Lambs. The paper traces the evolution of women's roles through the three films, culminating with the role of Clarice in Silence of the Lambs, which is comparable to a male hero's role in similar movies.

    Images of Women in Three Films The images of women in films reflect Hollywood's preoccupation withand fear of women as well as that of American societ... more
    12 pages | 8 sources | 13 citations | MLA citation style

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