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Film/Video
ILLUMINATING THE SILVER SCREEN: DOLORES DEL RIO
LECTURE: THE INVENTION OF DOLORES DEL RIO

THURSDAY,
JANUARY 24, 2002,
8 PM

FREE
AUDITORIUM





Joanne Hershfield speaks about the life and work of del Rio, one of film history's most celebrated beauties. Her book The Invention of Dolores del Rio (2000) uses the star's long career to explore the intersection of ethnicity, gender, and celebrity in American popular culture.


 

 


SPECIAL THANKS TO BILL ROBENS AND R. P. MAY (WARNER BROS.), ROB STONE (UCLA FILM AND TELEVISION ARCHIVE), BRIAN CLAUSSEN (SWANK) AND BRYAN COFFEY (MOMA CIRCULATING FILM DEPARTMENT) FOR THEIR SUPPORT AND FOR PROVIDING THE PRINTS.