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Movie-Struck Girls:
Women and Motion Picture Culture after the Nickelodeon
Shelley Stamp

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Spare Us One Evening: Cultivating Cinema's Female Audience
Playing to the Ladies
Added Attractions: Women in the Audience
2. Is Any Girl Safe? Motion Pictures, Women's Leisure, and the White Slavery Scare
The White Slavery Scare
White Slavery and Motion Picture Audiences
White Slavery on the Screen
Female Spectators at the White Slave Films
3. Ready-Made Customers: Female Movie Fans and the Serial Craze
Promoting Pauline
The Biggest Thrills Are Yet to Come: Serial Desire and the Heterogeneous Text
An Awful Struggle between Love and Ambition: Serial Heroines and Modern Femininity
What Sort of Fellow Is Pearl White? Serial Queens and Their Female Fans
4. Civic Housekeeping: Women's Suffrage, Female Viewers, and the Body Politic
Defining Female Citizenship in Suffrage Comedies
Recruiting Female Viewers
Civic Housekeeping and the Conservative Appeal
Conclusion
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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