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knee

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

1 Short brace or bracket between a post and a tie-beam, post and rafter, or any stiffener in a similar position in a timber frame.

2 Corbel or other...

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medium shot

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

In photography, film, and television, a standard shot size in which there is a balance between a foreground subject and the background surroundings in terms of screen area. A medium shot of...

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medium long shot

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

In photography, film, and television, a standard shot size in which the background surroundings are slightly favoured over the foreground subject in terms of screen area. An MLS of a person...

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Training the Body Politic: Networked Masculinity and the ‘War on Terror’ in Hollywood Film

Adam Knee.

in American Cinema in the Shadow of 9/11

December 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 8821 words.

Adam Knee continues this discussion of the action/adventure genre in Chapter Seven, "Training the Body Politic: Networked Masculinity and the 'War on Terror' in Hollywood Film", offering a...

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Introduction

Edited by Linda Badley, Claire Perkins and Michele Schreiber.

in Indie Reframed

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 8206 words.

In April 2015 the tumblr account ‘Shit People Say to Women Directors’ debuted online and promptly went viral. Cataloguing anonymous stories of sexism and inequity encountered by female...

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Kiss Me Deadly

Robert Miklitsch.

in The Red and the Black

December 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 6243 words.

In part because of its pulp fiction, Mickey-Spillane provenance, Kiss Me Deadly (1955) has been widely interpreted as a key text of McCarthyism, yet it’s arguably better interpreted, via...

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Ray, Aldo

Michael R. Pitts.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online July 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film. 1324 words.

Ray, Aldo (25 September 1926–27 March 1991), actor, was born Aldo Da Re in Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania, the son of Silvio Da Re and Maria Da Re. At age two he moved with his family to Crockett,...

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Verdon, Gwen

Lisa Jo Sagolla.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online July 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Dance. 1237 words.

Verdon, Gwen (13 January 1925–18 October 2000), dancer and actress, was born Gwyneth Evelyn Verdon in Culver City, California, the daughter of William Joseph Verdon, a film studio...

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