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'Desperately Seeking Marsha': Retrieving a lost star.

Project: Research

Description

Focussing on academics such as Dyer, Sklar, Hunter and Sconce, this 20 minute short film sets out to retrieve and situate the forgotten sexploitation actress, Marsha Jordan.

Layman's description

An historical study about the sexploitation actor, Marsha Jordan, discussing context, industry and casting her career through an academic lens.

Key findings

The film conceptualised the nature of stardom within an industry predicated on anonymity and which also correspondingly mapped out the socio/cultural shifts in America of the late 1960s.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date25/06/20 → …
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