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Picturing Natacha Rambova: design and celebrity performance in the 1920s

Picturing Natacha Rambova: design and celebrity performance in the 1920s
Picturing Natacha Rambova: design and celebrity performance in the 1920s
The article explores the construction of costume and set designer Natacha Rambova's public persona in the 1920s, looking at photographs, text-based media and films to examine the role of off-screen performance in building celebrity identity. It argues that the archive materials and documents through which scholars access information about historical figures cannot be seen as neutral or transparent, and that the role of design and performance in such materials has been neglected
Cook, Pam
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Cook, Pam
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Cook, Pam (2015) Picturing Natacha Rambova: design and celebrity performance in the 1920s. Screening the Past, (40).

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The article explores the construction of costume and set designer Natacha Rambova's public persona in the 1920s, looking at photographs, text-based media and films to examine the role of off-screen performance in building celebrity identity. It argues that the archive materials and documents through which scholars access information about historical figures cannot be seen as neutral or transparent, and that the role of design and performance in such materials has been neglected

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Published date: 15 September 2015
Organisations: Film

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Local EPrints ID: 381690
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/381690
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Date deposited: 09 Oct 2015 14:06
Last modified: 13 Jul 2020 16:35

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