I Do And I Don’t: A History Of Marriage In The Movies

5625a01a778b7.jpg Author Jeanine Basinger
Isbn 978-0804169745
File size 15.7 MB
Year 2012
Pages 432
Language English
File format EPUB
Category Other

Book Description:

The book is evenly divided between defining the marriage movie and exploring the evolution of Hollywood’s handling of the theme: a movie like Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969), for example, with its frank discussions about sexuality and its daring-for-the-time intermingling of two married couples, probably couldn’t have been made even a handful of years earlier. But, then, some of the earliest movies about marriage could be pretty daring, too—witness The Cheat, the story of a controlling husband and his unfaithful wife that was so popular it was made three times between 1915 and 1932. A thoughtful and insightful examination of one of film’s most popular themes

 

 

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