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Filling the Embarrassment of Silence: Erotic Performance on “Blue Discs”

Jacob Smith
Film Quarterly
Vol. 58, No. 2 (Winter 2004), pp. 26-35
DOI: 10.1525/fq.2004.58.2.26
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/fq.2004.58.2.26
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Abstract

Abstract The study of a genre of phonographic recordings called blue discs, made between the 1930s and 1950s, can help to bridge the gap between an oral tradition of erotic performance and film pornography, and also provide a case study in the use of women's voices in the sound media.

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