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Blackout: Reinventing Women for Wartime British Cinema

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The most universal civilian privation in World War II Britain, the blackout possessed many symbolic meanings. Among its complicated implications for filmmakers was a stigmatization of film spectacle--including the display of "Hollywood women, " whose extravagant appearance connoted at best unpatriotic wastefulness and at worst collaboration with the enemy. Exploring the wa ...more
Paperback, 282 pages
Published September 30th 1991 by Princeton University Press (first published 1991)
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