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Miss America

Author: Lisa AdesMichelle FerrariCherry JonesClio Inc.Orchard Films.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, [2007], ©2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Tracking the country's oldest beauty contest - from its inception in 1921 as a local seaside pageant to its heyday as one of the country's most popular events - Miss America paints a vivid picture of an institution that has come to reveal much about a changing nation. Using intimate interviews with former contestants, and behind-the-scenes footage and photographs, the film reveals why some women took part in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Ades; Michelle Ferrari; Cherry Jones; Clio Inc.; Orchard Films.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Home Video.
OCLC Number: 77719442
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS as a segment of The American Experience.
Credits: Produced by Lisa Ades & Lesli Klainberg ; editor, Toby Shimin ; cinematography, Buddy Squires & Peter Nelson ; executive producers, Lola Van Wagenen & Jeanne Houck ; music, Douglas J. Cuomo.
Cast: Narrator, Cherry Jones.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 102 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a Clio Inc. & Orchard Films Production for American Experience ; a production of WGBH Boston ; directed by Lisa Ades ; written by Michelle Ferrari.
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Tracking the country's oldest beauty contest - from its inception in 1921 as a local seaside pageant to its heyday as one of the country's most popular events - Miss America paints a vivid picture of an institution that has come to reveal much about a changing nation. Using intimate interviews with former contestants, and behind-the-scenes footage and photographs, the film reveals why some women took part in the fledgling event and how the pageant became a battle ground and a barometer for the changing position of women in society.

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