Hollywood Before Glamour

Written By Michelle Tolini Finamore
Hollywood Before Glamour
  • Publsiher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release : 28 January 2013
  • ISBN : 0230389481
  • Pages : 246 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Hollywood Before Glamour

Hollywood Before Glamour
  • Author : Michelle Tolini Finamore
  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2013-01-28
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 0230389481
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Summary : This exploration of fashion in American silent film offers fresh perspectives on the era preceding the studio system, and the evolution of Hollywood's distinctive brand of glamour. By the 1910s, the moving image was an integral part of everyday life and communicated fascinating, but as yet un-investigated, ideas and ideals ...

Hollywood Before Glamour

Hollywood Before Glamour
  • Author : M. Tolini Finamore
  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2013-02-11
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 0230389481
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Summary : This exploration of fashion in American silent film offers fresh perspectives on the era preceding the studio system, and the evolution of Hollywood's distinctive brand of glamour. By the 1910s, the moving image was an integral part of everyday life and communicated fascinating, but as yet un-investigated, ideas and ideals ...

Hollywood Before Glamour

Hollywood Before Glamour
  • Author : M. Tolini Finamore
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-01-28
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 0230389481
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Summary : This exploration of fashion in American silent film offers fresh perspectives on the era preceding the studio system, and the evolution of Hollywood's distinctive brand of glamour. By the 1910s, the moving image was an integral part of everyday life and communicated fascinating, but as yet un-investigated, ideas and ideals ...

Costume Makeup and Hair

Costume  Makeup  and Hair
  • Author : Adrienne L. McLean
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-07
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0230389481
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Summary : Movie buffs and film scholars alike often overlook the importance of makeup artists, hair stylists, and costumers. With precious few but notable exceptions, creative workers in these fields have received little public recognition, even when their artistry goes on to inspire worldwide fashion trends. From the acclaimed Behind the Silver ...

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Empire

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Empire
  • Author : Denise Amy Baxter
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-01
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0230389481
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Summary : During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries the production of dress shifted dramatically from being predominantly hand-crafted in small quantities to machine-manufactured in bulk. The increasing democratization of appearances made new fashions more widely available, but at the same time made the need to differentiate social rank seem more pressing. ...

The Routledge Companion to Fashion Studies

The Routledge Companion to Fashion Studies
  • Author : Eugenia Paulicelli,Veronica Manlow,Elizabeth Wissinger
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-09-19
  • Total pages : 532
  • ISBN : 0230389481
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Summary : This collection of original essays interrogates disciplinary boundaries in fashion, gathering fashion studies research across disciplines and from around the globe. Fashion and clothing are part of material and visual culture, cultural memory, and heritage; they contribute to shaping the way people see themselves, interact, and consume. For each of ...

Creating the Illusion

Creating the Illusion
  • Author : Jay Jorgensen,Donald L. Scoggins,Turner Classic Movies
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 0230389481
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Summary : Marilyn Monroe made history by standing over a subway grating in a white pleated halter dress designed by William Travilla. Hubert de Givenchy immortalized the Little Black Dress with a single opening scene in Breakfast at Tiffany's. A red nylon jacket signaled to audiences that James Dean was a Rebel ...

Harlow in Hollywood

Harlow in Hollywood
  • Author : Darrell Rooney,Mark A. Vieira
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0230389481
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Summary : When Jean Harlow became the Blonde Bombshell, she was the first big-screen sex symbol and the mould for every famous fair-haired superstar who would emulate her. Renowned Harlow expert Darrell Rooney and Hollywood historian Mark Viera join forces to create beautiful - and remarkably accurate - portraits of Harlow's life. ...

The Encyclopedia of Musicians and Bands on Film

The Encyclopedia of Musicians and Bands on Film
  • Author : Melissa U. D. Goldsmith,Paige A. Willson,Anthony J. Fonseca
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2016-10-07
  • Total pages : 486
  • ISBN : 0230389481
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Summary : Musicians, both fictional and real, have long been subjects of cinema. From biopics of composers Beethoven and Mozart to the rise (and often fall) of imaginary bands in The Commitments and Almost Famous, music of all types has inspired hundreds of films. The Encyclopedia of Musicians and Bands on Film ...

Screen Interiors

Screen Interiors
  • Author : Pat Kirkham,Sarah A. Lichtman
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-03-11
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0230389481
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Summary : Covering everything from Hollywood films to Soviet cinema, London's queer spaces to spaceships, horror architecture and action scenes, Screen Interiors presents an array of innovative perspectives on film design. Essays address questions related to interiors and objects in film and television from the early 1900s up until the present day. ...

Colors in Fashion

Colors in Fashion
  • Author : Jonathan Faiers,Mary Westerman Bulgarella
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-11-17
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0230389481
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Summary : Color speaks a powerful cultural language, conveying political, sexual, and economic messages that, throughout history, have revealed how we relate to ourselves and our world. This ground-breaking compilation is the first to investigate how color in fashionable and ceremonial dress has played a significant social role, indicating acceptance and exclusion, ...

Bette Davis Black and White

Bette Davis Black and White
  • Author : Julia A. Stern
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2021-11-26
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0230389481
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Summary : Bette Davis’s career becomes a vehicle for a deep examination of American race relations. Bette Davis was not only one of Hollywood’s brightest stars, but also one of its most outspoken advocates on matters of race. In Bette Davis Black and White, Julia A. Stern explores this largely ...

Love and Marriage Across Social Classes in American Cinema

Love and Marriage Across Social Classes in American Cinema
  • Author : Stephen Sharot
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-11-18
  • Total pages : 273
  • ISBN : 0230389481
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Summary : This book is the first comprehensive and systematic study of cross-class romance films throughout the history of American cinema. It provides vivid discussions of these romantic films, analyses their normative patterns and thematic concerns, traces how they were shaped by inequalities of gender and class in American society, and explains ...

Chromatic Modernity

Chromatic Modernity
  • Author : Sarah Street,Joshua Yumibe
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-04-02
  • Total pages : 347
  • ISBN : 0230389481
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Summary : The era of silent film, long seen as black and white, has been revealed in recent scholarship as bursting with color. Yet the 1920s remain thought of as a transitional decade between early cinema and the rise of Technicolor—despite the fact that new color technologies used in film, advertising, ...

Glamour and Mischief

Glamour and Mischief
  • Author : David Jervis,Michael Woulfe
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-08-30
  • Total pages : 434
  • ISBN : 0230389481
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Summary : Michael Woulfe was a starstruck Brooklyn boy when he stepped off a Greyhound bus in Hollywood in 1943. In his memoir, Glamour and Mischief!, he takes us on the roller coaster ride of an out-of-the-ordinary costume design career in the Golden Age of Hollywood.Michael encounters nastiness under the glittery surface ...