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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 53140–167 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.140
Published: 01 July 2019
...Jeannine Baker This article analyzes the connections between gender, labor, and mobility by tracing the transnational careers of two Australian women who began working at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in the 1930s and 1940s: Peggie Broadhead and Muriel Howlett. Both participated in the...
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Published: 01 January 2015
Figure 6. Poster for Turnabout (1940). Figure 6. Poster for Turnabout (1940).
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5385–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.85
Published: 01 July 2019
...Yves Rees This article examines how women's broadcasting promoted consciousness and appreciation of the United States during the 1930s and 1940s. These were decades in which Australians had limited access to US news and culture, and Hollywood dominated local imaginings of US society. In this...
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Published: 01 April 2015
FIGURE 3 Title credits for Men and Dust (1940). FIGURE 3. Title credits for Men and Dust (1940).
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 448–32 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.4.8
Published: 01 October 2018
...Emma Sandon The experiences of women engineers working in the BBC Television Service at Alexandra Palace, London, during the 1940s and 1950s, give insights into gender discrimination in broadcasting. These women first joined as radio engineers when the BBC was recruiting women during World War II...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2015; 114–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2015.1.1.4
Published: 01 January 2015
...Figure 6. Poster for Turnabout (1940). Figure 6. Poster for Turnabout (1940). ...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2016; 23102–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2016.2.3.102
Published: 01 July 2016
... originally shot by three women, Christiane Bottinelli, Liliana Casartelli, and Fiorenza Colombo (wives of the Togni brothers), from the 1940s on. Their filmed memories are extraordinary micro-historical documents that grant access to the experiences of women in the highly patriarchal world of the traditional...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 6216–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.2.16
Published: 01 April 2020
... of activism. FIGURE 8. The natural world is little more than a parlor where romantic leads rendezvous in Laddie (dir. Jack Hively), 1940. FIGURE 9. Laurie's butterfly collection is both low resolution and ultimately unimportant to the plot of Romance of the Limberlost (dir. William...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2016; 2232–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2016.2.2.32
Published: 01 April 2016
...S. Louisa Wei This piece reflects on the process of researching and producing S. Louisa Wei's documentary Golden Gate Girls (2014) and the significance of Esther Eng in contemporary feminist conceptualizations of women's filmmaking in the 1930s and 1940s. The goal of the documentary and the...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 62120–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.2.120
Published: 01 April 2020
... the 1940s. It's a crisis for the fishers who are trying to make a living, but also more importantly for the marine environment. It's due to the tourism infrastructure. For example, in Negril they ruined the morass, the wetlands. We've lost 80 percent of our mangroves because tourism is on the...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 62148–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.2.148
Published: 01 April 2020
... old style acoustic la la personified by Ardoin began to change even more in the late 1940s” as Creoles came in contact with urban blues and R&B. 82 Chenier's 1965 song “Zydeco Sont Pas Salés” popularized the name of the new genre. Chenier's most personal song, “I'm Coming Home,” recorded in...
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Published: 01 July 2019
FIGURE 1. Halsted [Halsted Noel Stewart], “Women's Realm: Roundabout—People and Events—Well-Known Broadcaster,” West Australian , October 2, 1940, 12. “Scrapbook, 1936–1950s,” Irene Greenwood Collection, QB 24 box 91, Women in the International News Station 6WN, Special Collections, Murdoch
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 6137–65 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.1.37
Published: 01 January 2020
... writings (often of a fantastical nature) in the 1930s and 1940s. 30 These men were the first audience to consume LOTR , and have even been referred to as The Fellowship by their biographers. 31 The Inklings, I would argue, were an early manifestation of one the most prevalent fixtures of...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 53168–194 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.168
Published: 01 July 2019
...FIGURE 1. Halsted [Halsted Noel Stewart], “Women's Realm: Roundabout—People and Events—Well-Known Broadcaster,” West Australian , October 2, 1940, 12. “Scrapbook, 1936–1950s,” Irene Greenwood Collection, QB 24 box 91, Women in the International News Station 6WN, Special Collections, Murdoch...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5360–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.60
Published: 01 July 2019
... source for this article is the archives of the Office of Inter-American Affairs, held at the US National Archives in College Park, Maryland. Formed in 1940 and directed by Nelson Rockefeller, during its relatively short lifespan the OIAA undertook an ambitious, multipronged effort to combat pro-Axis...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 531–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.1
Published: 01 July 2019
... at ground level.” 11 Jeannine Baker considers labor mobility across the British Empire by Australian women working in broadcasting in the 1930s and 1940s, and Rees examines Australian women who drew upon their experiences living, working, or studying in the United States to create radio programs...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 539–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.9
Published: 01 July 2019
... 1963): 3–9. 42. In 1985 Roland Marchand asked whether advertisements reflected the values and preoccupations of the advertisers. Roland Marchand, Advertising the American Dream: Making Way for Modernity, 1920 – 1940 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1985). 43. Michele Hilmes, “The...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 53114–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.114
Published: 01 July 2019
..., Benzie to Empire and Foreign Executive, August 27, 1935. 88. R13/206, Graves to Director of Internal Administration, September 4, 1935. 89. Richard Lambert, Ariel and All His Quality (London: Gollanz, 1940), 137. 90. Margery Wace would become Empire Talks director in 1941. She died in...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 52111–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.2.111
Published: 01 April 2019
... marketplace of gay cultural production is an important one. It resulted in, for a time at least, the organization of labor networks that could ironically work as both mass and minor. While the closet may work as a metaphor for the operations of queer connotation in MGM musicals from the 1940s and 1950s, a...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 52148–180 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.2.148
Published: 01 April 2019