The Velvet Light Trap (No. 16, Fall 1976): Sex and Violence [cover: Marilyn Monroe]

By: (Davis, John, ed.)

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[nice clean copy with just very slight wear to spine extremities]. (B&W photographs) Critical/historical film journal. This issue contains articles on these individual films: DOORWAY TO HELL (Archie Mayo), THE SCARLET EMPRESS (Josef von Sternberg), WITNESS TO MURDER (Roy Rowland), A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (Stanley Kubrick), THE BEGUILED (Don Siegel), THE MECHANIC (Michael Winner), ANGEL ON FIRE (Roberta Findlay), and SWEET MOVIE (Dusan Makavejev). Other articles: "In Defense of Roger Corman"; an article on Douglas Sirk's films of the 1950s; an interview with actress Erica Gavin, focusing primarily on her starring role in Russ Meyer's VIXEN; "Dirty Dogs, Dirty Devils and Dirty Harry" (a joint analysis of STRAW DOGS, THE DEVILS and DIRTY HARRY); a discussion of rape as depicted in the films LIPSTICK and JACKSON COUNTY JAIL, in light of Susan Brownmiller's book "Against Our Will"; reprints ten articles from issues 1-8, including: "Some Warners Musicals and the Spirit of the New Deal"; FOR APACHE (John Ford); "The Strange Romance of 'Dirty Harry' Callahan and Ann Mary Deacon"; "Notes on Warner Brothers' Foreign Policy"; "Prisoners of Paranoia" (one of the seminal critical articles about Edgar G. Ulmer); early woman director Alice Guy Blach; "Joe, Where Are You?" (an analysis of Josef von Sternberg's creation and manipulation of Marlene Dietrich's screen image); "Warren Beatty: The Sweet Smell of Success"; a look at portrayals of Thomas Jefferson in early films. ***NOTE that we have many more issues of this title (and other film magazines) in stock, and welcome your inquiries.

Title: The Velvet Light Trap (No. 16, Fall 1976): Sex and Violence [cover: Marilyn Monroe]

Author: (Davis, John, ed.)

Categories: Cinema: Periodicals,

Edition: (No. 16)

Publisher: Cottage Grove WI, (No Publisher Stated): 1976

Binding: Periodical

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 26028

Keywords: Film Directors Film History Film Criticism Violence In Films Sexuality in Film