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The Resource The silvering screen : old age and disability in cinema, Sally Chivers

The silvering screen : old age and disability in cinema, Sally Chivers

Label
The silvering screen : old age and disability in cinema
Title
The silvering screen
Title remainder
old age and disability in cinema
Statement of responsibility
Sally Chivers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Popular films have always included elderly characters, but until recently, old age only played a supporting role on screen. Now, as the Baby Boomer population hits retirement, there has been an explosion of films, including Away From Her, The Straight Story, The Barbarian Invasions, and About Schmidt, where aging is a central theme. This book is a sustained discussion of old age in cinema. It brings together theories from disability studies, critical gerontology, and cultural studies, to examine how the film industry has linked old age with physical and mental disability. The author further examines Hollywood's mixed messages, the applauding of actors who portray the debilitating side of aging, while promoting a culture of youth, as well as the gendering of old age on film. The book makes an attempt to counter the fear of aging implicit in these readings by proposing alternate ways to value getting older
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chivers, Sally
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alter, ..
  • Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer
  • Aging in motion pictures
  • People with disabilities in motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • Aged
  • Disabled Persons
  • Motion Pictures as Topic
  • Vieillissement au cinéma
  • Personnes handicapées au cinéma
  • Cinéma
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • People with disabilities in motion pictures
  • Aging in motion pictures
  • Aging
  • Motion pictures
  • People with disabilities
  • Behinderter Mensch
  • Alter
  • Schauspieler
  • Film
  • Alter
  • Film
  • USA
Label
The silvering screen : old age and disability in cinema, Sally Chivers
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-197), filmography (pages 149-173) , and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The silvering screen -- Same difference? : gerontology and disability studies join hands -- Baby Jane grew up: the horror of aging in mid-twentieth-century Hollywood -- Grey matters: dementia, cognitive difference, and the 'guilty demographic' on screen -- 'Sounds like a regular marriage' : monogamy and the fidelity of care -- Yes, we still can: Paul Newman, Clint Eastwood, aging masculinity, and the American dream -- As old as Jack gets: Nicholson, masculinity, and the Hollywood system -- Final films, the silvering screen comes of age
Control code
ocn878797496
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442611047
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9781442611047
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt57ffh
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)878797496
Label
The silvering screen : old age and disability in cinema, Sally Chivers
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-197), filmography (pages 149-173) , and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The silvering screen -- Same difference? : gerontology and disability studies join hands -- Baby Jane grew up: the horror of aging in mid-twentieth-century Hollywood -- Grey matters: dementia, cognitive difference, and the 'guilty demographic' on screen -- 'Sounds like a regular marriage' : monogamy and the fidelity of care -- Yes, we still can: Paul Newman, Clint Eastwood, aging masculinity, and the American dream -- As old as Jack gets: Nicholson, masculinity, and the Hollywood system -- Final films, the silvering screen comes of age
Control code
ocn878797496
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442611047
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9781442611047
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt57ffh
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)878797496

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