"We Shouldn't Make Any More Of Them": Intermediality, American Series Media, And Comet Productions (1946 - 1947)

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Thursday, March 1st, 2018

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Thursday, March 1, 20184:00PM - 5:30PM208N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place
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CSUS Graduate Student Workshop

Description

In 1946, Mary Pickford and her husband Charles “Buddy” Rogers released a film based on the popular newspaper comic strip Little Iodine through their B-film production company, Comet Productions. A failed attempt at establishing a popular film series, the production of Little Iodine will nonetheless serve as a useful case study in this talk examining the process of Hollywood serial filmmaking and the American cinema’s intersection with disparate media forms in the 1930s and 1940s.

Contact

Rakhi Dewan


Speakers

Justin Morris
Ph.D. Candidate, Cinema Studies Institute, University of Toronto


Main Sponsor

Centre for the Study of the United States

Sponsors

CSUS Graduate Student Workshop, University of Toronto


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