Gaylyn Studlar

Gaylyn Studlar is David May Distinguished University Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Film & Media Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. She is the author of Precocious Charms: Stars Performing Girlhood in Classical Hollywood Cinema among other books on film as well as television. She is currently working on Erotic Labor: Sex, Class, and Stardom in pre-Code Hollywood.

Posts by Gaylyn Studlar

On the Sunny Shores of Peppermint Bay: Remembering Shirley Temple

    April 23 will mark the birthday of Shirley Temple (1928-2014). Anniversaries of the birth or death of stars are frequently relegated to the category of minutiae—internet trivia quizzes, daily calendar notations, the online “on this day in history” reminder. We may find a few seconds or even minutes for this reminder, but how […]