The Vanity Tables of Douglas Sirk - A Video Essay Exploring Gender in the Films of Douglas Sirk

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The Vanity Tables of Douglas Sirk
A Video Essay Exploring Gender in the Films of Douglas Sirk

2014
10 mins

A video essay exploring the frequency and meaning of Vanity Tables in a wide variety of Sirk movies. Is it a device that traps and keeps women in an artificial world with a limited point of view? Or is it a gateway to the...

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Director
Mark Rappaport