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Jamie M Poster <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 22 Nov 2000 11:14:53 -0600
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Hey, how about Griffith's _Way Down East_?

Jamie Poster

On Mon, 20 Nov 2000,
Goodwin-Kelly, Mary Kate wrote:

> I am working on a paper in which I want to consider the history of pregnancy
> in film and television representation-both the concealment of  actresses'
> pregnancies and the spectacular representations of actresses' OR their
> characters' pregnancies. Examples include Marge Gunderson's pregnancy in
> Fargo (I don't believe Frances McDormand was pregnant during the production
> of this film though I'd be interested in anyone's ability to confirm or
> disprove my suspicion) and Lacey's pregnancy in Cagney and Lacey (occasioned
> by Tyne Daly's actual pregnancy).  If anyone has examples of other TV or
> film scenarios that I might consider, I'd appreciate any suggestion.  Or if
> you know of any research or scholarship that deals with this issue, I'd
> appreciate those suggestions as well.
> Thanks,
> Mary Kate Goodwin-Kelly
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