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Anything with Gene Wilder in it?
On Dec 16, 2012 9:19 AM, "Frank, Michael" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> i have a student who's interested in writing about the incompetent hero in
> american movies, and asked me about such figures in movies from before the
> current century . . .  i immediately thought of woody allen but then drew a
> blank . . . can anyone suggest either a movie [or set of movies] featuring
> an incompetent hero, or an actor who regularly played the part of the
> incompetent hero?
>
> many thanks
>
> mike
>
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> On Behalf Of Dana Polan
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> Subject: [SCREEN-L] critical studies of MacMahonism?
>
> Does anyone know a good study (essay or otherwise) of that French
> cinephilia phenomenon known as MacMahonism?  I assume there's some material
> in de Baecque's history of its rivals at Cahiers du cinema.  And I came
> across a few pages here and there, but I'd love to come across a fuller
> treatment of the phenomenon.
>
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