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A great big girl like me : the films of Marie Dressler

Author: Victoria Sturtevant
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2009.
Series: Women and film history international.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography : State or province government publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A captivating study of one of classic Hollywood's most fascinating bodies

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Marie Dressler; Marie Dressler; Marie Dressler
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Victoria Sturtevant
ISBN: 9780252034282 0252034287 9780252076220 0252076222
OCLC Number: 243602107
Description: x, 194 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Tillie's punctured romance : genre and the body --
Breaking boundaries : the unruly body --
Politics and prosperity : the body politic --
Min and Bill and Tugboat Annie : the mythic body --
Emma and Christopher Bean : the sexual body --
Dinner at eight : the unclosed body.
Series Title: Women and film history international.
Responsibility: Victoria Sturtevant.
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"An eminently good read."--The Bay Area Reporter "[An] excellent, superbly detailed and illustrated book. . . . Highly recommended."--Choice

 
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