Signs of life : cinema and medicine / edited by Graeme Harper and Andrew Moor
- Magic bullets, dark victories and cold comforts: some preliminary observations about stories of sickness in the cinema / Brian Glasser -- Birth traumas: medicine, parturition and horror in Rosemary's Baby / Lucy Fischer -- The mainstream AIDS movie prior to the 1990s / Kenneth MacKinnon -- Health education films in Britain, 1919-39: production, genres and audiences / Timothy M. Boon -- Sex, death and stereotypes: disability in Sick and Crash / Tom Shakespeare -- Past imperfect, future tense: the health services in British cinema of the mid-century / Andrew Moor -- Just a story or a 'just story'? Ethical issues in a film with a medical theme / M. Roy Jobson & Donna Knapp van Bogaert -- 'Either he's dead or my watch has stopped': medical notes in 1930s film comedy / Graeme Harper -- Angels, battleaxes and good-time girls: cinema's images of nurses / Julia Hallam -- 'To catch a star on your fingertips': diagnosing the medical biopic from The Story of Louis Pasteur to Freud / Bruce Babington -- From Let There Be Light to Shades of Grey: the construction of authoritative knowledge about combat fatigue (1945-48) / C. A. Morgan III -- Imitation of life: the politics of the new genetics in cinema / Jackie Stacey.
- 9781904764168 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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