Jeanine Basinger


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Jeanine Basinger (born 3 February 1936), a film historian, is Corwin-Fuller Professor of Film Studies and Founder and Curator of The Cinema Archives at Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut.

She is also a trustee emeritus of the American Film Institute, a member of the Steering Committee of the National Center for Film and Video Preservation, and one of the Board of Advisors for ... more »

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  • ''... in the movies Paris is designed as a backdrop for only three things—love, fashion shows, and revolution.''
    Jeanine Basinger (b. 1936), U.S. movie and social historian. A Woman's View, ch. 7 (1993).
  • A small town is automatically a world of pretense. Since everyone knows everyone else's business, it becomes the job of the populace to act as if they don't know what is going on instead of its being ...
    Jeanine Basinger (b. 1936), U.S. film and social historian. A Woman's View, ch. 7 (1993).
  • ... the movie woman's world is designed to remind us that a woman may live in a mansion, an apartment, or a yurt, but it's all the same thing because what she really lives in is the body of a woman, a...
    Jeanine Basinger (b. 1936), U.S. movie and social historian. A Woman's View, ch. 7 (1993).
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