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    The marriages of Laurel Dallas. Or, the maternal melodrama of the unknown feminist film spectator

    Grant, Catherine (2014) The marriages of Laurel Dallas. Or, the maternal melodrama of the unknown feminist film spectator. Mediascape: UCLA’s Journal of Cinema and Media Studies , ISSN 1558-478X.

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    Abstract

    Videographic comparison of the final scenes of two cinematic ‘Maternal Melodrama’ adaptations of Olive Higgins Prouty's 1922 novel Stella Dallas: the 1925 version directed by Henry King, starring Belle Bennett as Stella Dallas, Lois Moran as Laurel Dallas, Alice Joyce as Helen Morrison and Ronald Colman as Stephen Dallas; and King Vidor's 1937 version starring Barbara Stanwyck as Stella (Martin) Dallas, John Boles as Stephen Dallas, Anne Shirley as Laurel Dallas and Barbara O'Neil as Helen Morrison. The video is also online here: https://vimeo.com/95910530). The publication also includes an accompanying research statement.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > Film, Media and Cultural Studies
    Research Centre: Moving Image, Birkbeck Institute for the (BIMI)
    Depositing User: Catherine Grant
    Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2018 16:56
    Last Modified: 23 Jan 2018 16:56
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/20940

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