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Bold! Daring! Shocking! True!

A History of Exploitation Films, 1919-1959

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        PublishersDuke University Press
        LC Classifications1999
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        Paginationxvi, 119 p. :
        Number of Pages59
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Miller-Young wants the voices of black women sex workers heard, and the decisions they make, albeit often within material and industrial constraints, recognized as their own. " Again, someone from society's upper crust, a physician, suffers because of a sexual liaison with a member of the lower class. The most famous exploitation film became a cult classic.

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This groundbreaking work will open up an Bold! Daring! Shocking! True! new field of film history. " Clark identified industrialism, which put young women to work while in "the flower of maternal possibility," as the source of the spread of venereal diseases.

Exploitation films were distributed in two main ways. Bitrate Tomorrow's Childrenren Blu-ray : Bitrate Child Bride Blu-ray : Audio LPCM Audio English 1536 kbps 2. "--Publishers Weekly"The exploitation film has enjoyed a cult following as 'turkey cinema', 'trash', midnight movie camp, psychotronic cinema, and the object of ridicule on Mystery Science Theater 3000.

But Liam is headed for a permanent prison from the Los Angeles county jail, according to Deputy Chief Bradley Baker Dan Martin.

His close analysis of dozens of films, such as The Bold! Daring! Shocking! True! to Ruin, Modern Motherhood, One Way Ticket to Hell, and demonstrates that these films were more than simply "bad" movies.

" The same sentiment was echoed fifteen years later by Clark as he spoke about "a subject which polite society has seemingly not cared to meet face on. Minor versions of the Corrupter may also appear in a film in the form of friends or acquaintances who induce the Innocent to try alcohol or cigarettes or instigate a wild night on the town or a visit to a house of prostitution.

In the first full-scale history of these low-budget movies of decades past, Eric Schaefer reveals how this pioneering form of "trash film" purveyed the forbidden thrills of explicit sexual behavior, drug use, and vice that the mainstream movie industry could not show.

[a] singular and highly instructive achievement. Once initial exposition has set the time and place of the film, a lack of education about one or more of the topics birth control, abortion, etc.

What you will read is based on real incidents and compiled by real people using real college words like "construction" and "discourse". It followed the story of a rising young medical student who falls in love with the daughter of a prominent banker, becomes infected with a venereal disease after spending an evening in Bohemia with friends, and returns to his hometown, where he is overcome by "a moment of forgetfulness," resulting in the pregnancy of his fiancee.

Bold! Daring! Shocking! True!: A History of Exploitation Films, 1919

with a focus on gender politics. The author sometimes draws on personal interviews, yet there's a lack of the kind of anecdote -- from professionals and from audience members -- that would breathe life into the text beyond the wealth of statistical and sociological data.

Exploitation films existed in the grey area between mainstream films including the low-budget variety and the flatly pornographic and illegal the sort of things that got shown at stag nightsdealing with subjects censors didn't want shown--nudity, sex, violence, drugs. is a meticulously researched, interdisciplinary study that is informed by a wide range of sources—including both mainstream and industry newspapers and periodicals, archival accounts, personal interviews, and the films themselves.

Finally, he focuses on the changes in the postwar American film industry that led to the decline of the classical exploitation film and set the stage for the rise of "sexploitation" in the 1960s.