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Selected Videographic Essays and Criticism by Catherine Grant

Refashioning the Femme Fatale? Gilda in Motion

This is a FILM STUDIES FOR FREE and FILMANALYTICAL video primer by Catherine Grant. It offers a short audiovisual introduction to issues of gender, sexuality and movement in relation to Rita Hayworth's performance as Gilda in Charles Vidor's 1946 film.

It was made according to principles of Fair Use (or Fair Dealing), primarily with scholarly and critical aims, and was published under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 License in February 2011.

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[Expanded and corrected version March 4, 2011]