Picture Personalities: The Emergence of the Star System in America

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University of Illinois Press, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 160 pages
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Moving pictures existed for over a decade before anything resembling a star system appeared. Then American cinema went from being devoid of stars to being dependent on them. This is an account of this development in cinema and modern culture.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Discourse on Acting
23
The Picture Personality
50
The Star
98
Star Scandals
117
Bibliography
152
Index
158
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