Cinema Journal, 35, 1, Fall, 1995

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"Pathé Goes to Town": French Films Create a Market for the Nickelodeon, 3-26
Richard Abel
Abstract: Perhaps the most significant reasons for cinema's emergence as a viable industry in the United States between 1903 and 1906 were the quality and quantity of Pathé's "red rooster" films sold on the American market.
A Tale of Three Cities: The Banning of "Scarlet Street", 27-52
Matthew Bernstein
Abstract: The disputes between Universal Pictures and censors in New York state, Milwaukee, and Atlanta over the banning of "Scarlet Street" (1945) are symptomatic of Hollywood's uncertain status in post--World War II America.
Mixed Emotions: "Mommie Dearest." Between Melodrama and Horror, 53-64
Annette Brauerhoch
Abstract: An upsetting genre mix of melodrama and horror, "Mommie Dearest" (Frank Perry, 1981) plays out fundamental psychological anxieties concerning the "realness" of motherly love through the figure of the "unreal" female star.
Greenaway-Gaultier: Old Masters, Fashion Slaves, 65-80
Nita Rollins
Abstract: In referring to both the upper-class attire of seventeenth-century Holland and contemporary "punk" fashion, Jean-Paul Gaultier's costumes in "The Cook, the Thief, His Wife, and Her Lover" (1990) ambiguously complement the film's critique of late capitalism.
When Is a Documentary?: Documentary as a Mode of Reception, 81-102
Dirk Eitzen
Shots in Cyberspace: Film Research on the Internet, 103-124
Bert Deivert
Abstract: The film resources on the Internet continue to grow; here's a guide to accessing the information available through e-mail, discussion groups, the World Wide Web, and other forms of virtual communication.
Addendum to Hypermedia as a Scholarly Tool, 125
Ben Singer
Professional Notes, 126-132
Robert Lang, Greg Martino
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