Glamour in a Golden Age

Glamour in a Golden Age

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Glamour in a Golden Age, incorporating archival and popular material, including fan and mass market magazines, other promotional and publicity material, and films themselves, presents original essays from eminent film scholars that analyze movie stars of the 1930s. Against the background of contemporary American cultural history, stardom is approached as an effect of, and influence on, the particular historical and industrial contexts that enabled these actors and actresses to be discovered, featured in films, publicized, and become recognized and admired--sometimes even notorious--parts of the cultural landscape.... with golf clubs, and an acrostic poem based on the letters of her name enumerates innocuous personal qualities. ... a€œherea#39;s a brunette who is brighta€ and that she has already amassed a nest egg and does not need to fear a a€œwolf at her doora€anbsp;...

Title:Glamour in a Golden Age
Author:Adrienne L. McLean
Publisher:Rutgers University Press - 2011


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