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The Birth of Film Narrative

Alison McMahan

Alison McMahan is an award-winning screenwriter, author, and filmmaker. She is the president of Homunculus Productions, LLC. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alice Guy Blaché : Lost Visionary of the Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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... articles by Sabine Lenk and Alison McMahan in “À la recherche d’objets filmiques non identifiés: Autour de l’œuvre d’Alice Guy-Blaché” Archives, 81: août 1999 (entire double issue).See articles by Sabine Lenk and Alison McMahan in “À la...

Madame A Des Envies (Madam Has Her Cravings): Crossdressing in the Comedies of Alice Guy

Alison McMahan

Alison McMahan is an award-winning screenwriter, author, and filmmaker. She is the president of Homunculus Productions, LLC. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alice Guy Blaché : Lost Visionary of the Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...In his 1992 article on Alice Guy’s Solax films in the Library of Congress collection, Wheeler Winston Dixon stated that Guy was a “master at observed comment upon the role of dress and presentation in the creation of one’s sexual identity.”...

Burton and Narrative: From his Television Work to Big Fish

Alison McMahan

Alison McMahan is an award-winning screenwriter, author, and filmmaker. She is the president of Homunculus Productions, LLC. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Tim Burton : Animating Live Action in Contemporary Hollywood

Bloomsbury Academic, 2006

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...Daniel Cerone, “Reigning Bats and Dogs: Tim Burton Rides High with ‘Batman’ Sequel, ‘Frankenweenie,’” Los Angeles Times, March 12, 1992.There’s always problems in my movies. I’m. not one of American’s greatest storytellers. I think...

Introduction

Alison McMahan

Alison McMahan is an award-winning screenwriter, author, and filmmaker. She is the president of Homunculus Productions, LLC. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Tim Burton : Animating Live Action in Contemporary Hollywood

Bloomsbury Academic, 2006

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... and that live-action cinema is the umbrella paradigm from which all other mediums, such as animation, are derived. I have reexamined the first of these grand narratives in my book Alice Guy Blaché, Lost Visionary of the Cinema,Alison McMahan, Alice Guy...

Other Pataphysical Directors

Alison McMahan

Alison McMahan is an award-winning screenwriter, author, and filmmaker. She is the president of Homunculus Productions, LLC. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Tim Burton : Animating Live Action in Contemporary Hollywood

Bloomsbury Academic, 2006

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...This book has posited Tim Burton as a trendsetter for contemporary pataphysical directors. However, other directors, in search of new forms to replace the aesthetically drained classical Hollywood genres, have taken up the banner. Some...

The Growth of Narrative: Alice Guy’s Silent Film Production at Gaumont, 1902–1907

Alison McMahan

Alison McMahan is an award-winning screenwriter, author, and filmmaker. She is the president of Homunculus Productions, LLC. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alice Guy Blaché : Lost Visionary of the Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...In chapter one, I described the controversy over whether Alice Guy had actually made La Fée aux choux when she said she did. For those who accepted Lacassin’s argument that Choux dated from around 1900 (which Lacassin himself later...

Burton’s Batmans: Myth, Marketing, and Merchandising

Alison McMahan

Alison McMahan is an award-winning screenwriter, author, and filmmaker. She is the president of Homunculus Productions, LLC. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Tim Burton : Animating Live Action in Contemporary Hollywood

Bloomsbury Academic, 2006

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...David Handelman, “Heart and Darkness: Even as the New, Improved Batman Sequel Continues His Unbroken String of Hits, Tim Burton Insists He’s Not Cut Out to Be a Director,” Vogue, July 1992, pp. 142–194.First came the posters, hats...

Conclusion

Alison McMahan

Alison McMahan is an award-winning screenwriter, author, and filmmaker. She is the president of Homunculus Productions, LLC. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Tim Burton : Animating Live Action in Contemporary Hollywood

Bloomsbury Academic, 2006

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...In The Classical Hollywood Cinema: Film Style and Mode of Production to 1960, David Bordwell, Janet Staiger, and Kristin Thompson conclude with a chapter called “The Persistence of Hollywood Practice,” in which they say:[E]ven the most...

Burton Does 3-D: Hollywood’s Transition to CGI

Alison McMahan

Alison McMahan is an award-winning screenwriter, author, and filmmaker. She is the president of Homunculus Productions, LLC. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Films of Tim Burton : Animating Live Action in Contemporary Hollywood

Bloomsbury Academic, 2006

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... Cinematic Visionary,Alison McMahan, (2002), Alice Guy Blaché, Lost Cinematic Visionary (New York: Continuum, 2002), pp. 49–52. See also Alison McMahan, “The Quest for Motion: Moving Pictures and Flight,” in Visual Delights: Essays...

Conclusion

Alison McMahan

Alison McMahan is an award-winning screenwriter, author, and filmmaker. She is the president of Homunculus Productions, LLC. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alice Guy Blaché : Lost Visionary of the Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2003

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...Guy’s last film was released in 1920. By 1922, the bankruptcy proceedings for the Solax plant and her divorce were concluded. The court had awarded her a minimal alimony. At this point, Guy made the decision to take her children and return...