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By John Dececco Phd,Wayne M Bryant,John P. De Cecco

ISBN-10: 078900142X

ISBN-13: 9780789001429

ISBN-10: 1560238941

ISBN-13: 9781560238942

How a ways have we stepped forward from the times while displaying a movie similar to Jack Smith’s Flaming Creatures landed the cinema’s programmer, projectionist, and price tag taker in reformatory? What are a few of the hidden clues glossy audiences are overlooking in older movies that recommend a character’s bisexuality? Which well-known actors, actresses, administrators, and screenwriters have been drawn to humans of either sexes? In Bisexual Characters in movie, the 1st e-book to target the position of bisexual characters in movie, you’ll locate solutions to those questions and lots of extra as you discover, research, and rejoice eighty years of bisexual motion picture characters (and the folks who've created them) from world wide. a full of life, pleasing, and informative statement, this booklet examines the remedy of bisexual movie characters and indicates you the way that remedy has been plagued by societal forces resembling censorship, politics, non secular prejudices, homophobia, and sexual stereotypes.

Bisexual Characters in movie appears on the contribution of bisexual humans (and others who've had fans of various sexes) to the physique of labor to be had on movie at the present time. those comprise the administrators, writers, actors, composers, and architects whose sexual orientation has trained their paintings. An research of the movie creation Code and its devastating impression on bisexual and gay display pictures kinds a tremendous a part of the publication. You learn the way, in particular, it eliminated homosexual, lesbian, and bisexual characters from Hollywood movies in addition to the function of bisexual, lesbian, and homosexual filmmakers in ultimately defeating it. different questions you’ll locate solutions to include:

  • Who, or what, is a bisexual?
  • How have been bisexual characters represented in silent movie, prior to the forces of censorship banned them from the screen?
  • What bisexual myths and stereotypes are portrayed on film?
  • What is the position of “camp” in bisexual film?

    Bisexual Characters in movie is a different source for researchers; librarians; movie pageant planners; the queer media; professors and scholars of lesbian, homosexual, and bisexual reports; bisexual activists; and common bisexual, homosexual, lesbian, and transgendered readers. It offers a much-needed view of bisexual representations in an incredible section of our well known culture.

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