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Author Fischer, Lucy.

Title Designing women : cinema, art deco, and the female form / Lucy Fischer
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2003?]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 285 pages) : illustrations
Series Film and culture
Film and culture.
Contents Introduction: A Method to My Madness -- The Art Deco Style: Modernity and the Feminine -- Counter Culture: Art Deco, Consumerism, and the Department Store -- Design for Living: Marketing Art Deco to Women -- Film Melodrama: Greta Garbo as Art Deco Icon -- Art Deco and the Movie Musical -- Strangers in Paradise: South Seas Films of the Art Deco Era -- Architectural Exoticism and the Art Deco Picture Palace -- Madame Satan: Fantasy, Art Deco, and the Femme Fatale
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-272) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Art and motion pictures.
Art deco.
Women in art.
Women in motion pictures.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0231125003 (alk. paper)
0231125011 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780231125000 (alk. paper)
9780231125017 (paperback; alk. paper)