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Title Medicine's moving pictures : medicine, health, and bodies in American film and television / edited by Leslie J. Reagan, Nancy Tomes, and Paula A. Treichler
Published Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 343 pages) : illustrations
Series Rochester studies in medical history, 1526-2715
Rochester studies in medical history. 1526-2715
Contents More than illustrations: early twentieth-century health films as contributors to the histories of medicine and of motion pictures / Martin S. Pernick -- Celebrity diseases / Nancy Tomes -- Syphilis at the cinema: medicine and morals in VD films of the U.S. Public Health Service in World War II / John Parascandola -- Medicine, popular culture, and the power of narrative: the HIV/AIDS storyline on General Hospital / Paula A. Treichler -- Mandy (1952): on voice and listening in the (deaf) maternal melodrama / Lisa Cartwright -- Projecting breast cancer: self-examination films and the making of a new cultural practice / Leslie J. Reagan -- American medicine and the politics of filmmaking: Sister Kenny (RKO, 1946) / Naomi Rogers -- Passing or passive: postwar Hollywood images of Black Physicians / Vanessa Northington Gamble -- From expert in action to existential angst: a half-century of television doctors / Joseph Turow and Rachel Gans-Boriskin -- Hollywood and human experimentation: representing medical research in popular film / Susan E. Lederer --Technicolor technoscience: rescripting the future / Valerie Hartouni
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-323) and index
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Subject Medical personnel in motion pictures.
Medical personnel on television.
Medicine in motion pictures.
Medicine on television.
Motion pictures -- United States.
Television programs -- United States.
Motion Pictures as Topic -- History. &NC&
Public Health.
History, 20th Century.
Physicians -- history.
Television -- history.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Reagan, Leslie J.
Tomes, Nancy, 1952-
Treichler, Paula A.
ISBN 1580462340
1580463061 (paperback)
1580466982 electronic bk
9781580462341 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9781580463065 (paperback)
9781580466981 electronic bk