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Hollywood biblical epics : camp spectacle and queer style from the silent era to the modern day / Richard A. Lindsay.

Lindsay, Richard A., (author.). Ebooks Corporation (Added Author).
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Subject: Bible films > History and criticism.
Homosexuality and motion pictures.

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  • ISBN: 9781440837531
  • ISBN: 1440837538
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: "It is as it was" -- Part 1. The scripturalization of the King of Kings and The passion of the Christ -- The camp King of kings and the monstrous passion -- Part 2. The orgies of God: anti-communist gospel, the gospel of the production code, and the gospel of spectacle in postwar biblical films -- "You're not a well woman, honey": effeminate villains in biblical films -- Ben-Hur and the beefcake bible -- Afterword.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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