Star Adaptations: Queen Biopics of the 1930s

Date

2017-12-25

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Palgrave-Macmillan

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Book chapter

Peer reviewed

Yes

Abstract

This chapter draws on press books and marketing materials of the 1930 to demonstrate how stars were both exploited and adapted into 'queen biopics', beginning with the case of Greta Garbo and concluding with Norma Shearer.

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1930s, queen biopics, film stars

Citation

Cartmell, D. (2017) Star Adaptations: Queen Biopics of the 1930s. In: Grossman, J. and Barton Palmer, R. (eds.) Adaptation in Visual Culture: Images, Texts and Their Multiple Worlds. Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan.

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Research Institute

Institute of English