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Race and Romance in "Bird of Paradise"
Vol. 37, No. 3 (Spring, 1998), pp. 3-15
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1225824
Page Count: 13
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The marketability of King Vidor's "Bird of Paradise" was linked to the ways the film brought to the surface cultural repressions of forbidden desires around the trope of racialized sexuality.
Cinema Journal © 1998 University of Texas Press