Film and Television Stardom examines film and television stars as a collectively complex, intriguing social phenomenon from the early twentieth century to the present day. Its range of topics includes (but is certainly not limited to) the emergence and historical development of the star system, silent-film stardom, stardom and media spectatorship, stardom and consumption, stardom and the paparazzi, reality-television stars, stars in the news, and studies of individual stars. In addition to providing numerous new insights ...

Film and Television Stardom 2008, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781847186287