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Film Quarterly (2018) 72 (1): 104–106.
Published: 01 September 2018
... spouses, suffragettes/feminists, come- diennes of manners, anarchic/out-of-control bodies, and un- canny metamorphoses/dreams. Although she touches on all of these, she does not go through them systematically, and de- votes most of her pages to American and European suffragette comedies. The pivotal year...
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Film Quarterly (2017) 71 (1): 65–72.
Published: 01 September 2017
... couple of years, either directed by women, written by women, based on books authored by women, or all of the above, including Suffragette (Sarah Gavron, 2015), Hidden Figures (Theodore Melfi, 2016), and The Zookeeper s Wife (Niki Caro, 2017). These films resituate real and imag- ined women into their...
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Film Quarterly (2007) 61 (2): 10–17.
Published: 01 December 2007
... social deprivation, violence, and industrial exploitation). ©© 2007 by the Regents of the University of California. 2007 silent film Progressive era suffragettes non-fiction film Native Americans 10 WINTER 2007 08 TREASURES III : SOCIAL ISSUES IN AMERICAN FILM, 1900 1934 JOAN MELLEN...
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Film Quarterly (2007) 61 (1): 86–87.
Published: 01 September 2007
... discussion of early cinema and regulation neglects to take account of Lee Grieveson s groundbreaking work, while a section devoted to suffragette fi lms makes no mention of Shelley Stamp s signal contribution to this area of study. (The latter oversight is in- dicative of the book s tendency to give short...
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Film Quarterly (2007) 61 (1): 87–88.
Published: 01 September 2007
... discussion of early cinema and regulation neglects to take account of Lee Grieveson s groundbreaking work, while a section devoted to suffragette fi lms makes no mention of Shelley Stamp s signal contribution to this area of study. (The latter oversight is in- dicative of the book s tendency to give short...
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Film Quarterly (2000) 54 (2): 41–45.
Published: 01 December 2000
... almost required to show positive images, as if that will make everything alright. It's as if you must portray all nineteenth-century women as suffragettes. I find it particularly disturbing when the historical record is dis- torted that way. Women weren't free; they were do- mestic slaves-completely...
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Film Quarterly (1990) 43 (3): 57–58.
Published: 01 April 1990
... difference did it make? Woman suffrage was a movement that succeeded, after all. "The effect of the suffrage movement's films on winning support for their cause is difficult to deter- mine," Sloan writes. (122) The effect of the many commercial comedies that lampooned suffragettes, however, is presumably...
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Film Quarterly (1990) 43 (3): 58–60.
Published: 01 April 1990
.... (122) The effect of the many commercial comedies that lampooned suffragettes, however, is presumably less difficult to determine, because they failed to sway the nation to reject granting women the vote. The impact of early social problem films is another subject on which the au- thor is ambivalent...
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Film Quarterly (1987) 40 (3): 41–44.
Published: 01 April 1987
... lawyer and suffragette, magnificently faces McElwee's camera with her feelings. In per- haps the most unsettling moment in the film, McElwee reaches out from behind the camera to comfort her in her pain. This awkward gesture breaks all the rules of cinema veritW film-making and remains ineffectual: it...
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Film Quarterly (1980) 33 (3): 11–22.
Published: 01 April 1980
... focused image throughout the space of the interior sets; and Suffragette in Spite of Himself (1912, British Edison Company), same. It is with an Italian film, Assunta Spina (1914, Serena), that one can mark another phase of the evolution of depth compositional style. This film uses, in one frame at the...
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Film Quarterly (1960) 14 (1): 41–42.
Published: 01 October 1960
... suffragette meeting, have a sub- Ealing flavor and in this context are painfully out of place. And yet, despite all these draw- backs, it would be ungenerous to deny the film's incidental pleasures. Something comes through, as they say: an occasional flash of Lawrence's proud dialogue, a moment of truth here...