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Publications Researched at ARSC  |  2018 – 2019

A wide variety of publications about film, television, new media, history and other subjects have been researched at the Archive Research and Study Center (ARSC) at UCLA.

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Camp TV: Trans Gender Queer Sitcom History

By Quinlan Miller

Screening Race in American Nontheatrical Film

Edited by Allyson Nadia Field, Marsha Gordon

Cartoon Vision: UPA Animation and Postwar Aesthetics

By Dan Bashara

On the Screen: Displaying the Moving Image, 1926-1942

By Ariel Rogers

Anna May Wong: Performing the Modern

By Shirley Jennifer Lim

Liberating Hollywood: Women Directors and the Feminist Reform of 1970s American Cinema

By Maya Montañez Smukler

Cinema Between Latin America and Los Angeles: Origins to 1960

Edited by Colin Gunckel, Jan-Christopher Horak, Lisa Jarvinen

Criminalization/Assimilation: Chinese/Americans and Chinatowns in Classic Hollywood Film

By Philippa Gates

Turning the Page: Storytelling as Activism in Queer Film and Media

By David R. Coon


The Making of Hollywood Production: Televising and Visualizing

Global Filmmaking in 1960s Promotional Featurettes

Published in Cinema Journal

By Daniel Steinhart

Rediscovering U.S. Newsfilm: Cinema, Television, and the Archive

Edited by Mark Garrett Cooper, Sara Beth Levavy, Ross Melnick, Mark Williams

The Zoom: Drama at the Touch of a Lever

By Nick Hall

Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977

By Joshua Glick


A Place of Darkness: The Rhetoric of Horror in Early American Cinema

By Kendall R. Phillips