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AuthorMcDonald, Tamar Jeffers
TitleHollywood catwalk : exploring costume and transformation in American film / Tamar Jeffers McDonald
ImprintLondon : I.B. Tauris, 2010
Permalinkhttp://maurice.bgsu.edu/record=b3073815~S9
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PN1995.9.C56 M33 2010Available
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgements 
 List of Illustrations 
 Introduction1
Section OneCostume and Film15
Section TwoTropes41
Section ThreeCase Studies113
 Conclusion199
 Notes219
 Bibliography223
 Filmography231
 Index235
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Bibliog.Filmography: p. 231-234
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-229) and index
OCLC #465370391Find in WorldCat
Phys. Descriptionxii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
SERIESInternational library of cultural studies ; 12
International library of cultural studies ; 12
ISBN9781848850392 (hbk.)
1848850395 (hbk.)
9781848850408 (pbk.)
1848850409 (pbk.)
SubjectsCostume -- United States
Costume -- United States -- Psychological aspects
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The High School outsider takes off her glasses, puts on a dress, and becomes the Prom Queen; the dowdy woman has her hair done, buys some chic new clothes and starts to attract the men. Cinderella and Pygmalion stories still provide inspiration for the plots of Hollywood romantic comedies, dramas, and even action films. Their perennial use prompts a series of questions: is, for example,(More)
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Tamar Jeffers McDonald
Tamar Jeffers McDonald is a Lecturer in Film Studies, University of Kent, and author of 'Romantic Comedy: Boy Meets Girl Meets Genre' (2007) and is currently writing a book on Doris Day.
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