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Nice Girls Don't Wear Cha-cha Heels : Camp Lines from Classic Films - Leigh W. Rutledge

Nice Girls Don't Wear Cha-cha Heels

Camp Lines from Classic Films

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Published: 12th October 1999
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Chapter One: If You Can't Say Anything Nice"You're not a woman. You're a disease!"-Mike Connors, "Where Love Has Gone" (1964)"I thought you were a woman--but you're nothing but a career."-Sterling Hayden to Bette Davis, "The Star" (1952)"You're like some fancy kind of disease. I had it once--now I'm immune."-John Ireland to Joan Crawford, "Queen Bee" (1955)"Floozy! Floozy! Floozy!"-Carmen Miranda to Cobina Wright, "Week-End in Havana" (1941)"Usually, one must go to a bowling alley to meet a woman of your stature."-John Gielgud, "Arthur" (1981)"Look, if you think you're gonna get back in my panties, forget it. There's one asshole in there already."-Kathleen Turner, "Crimes of Passion" (1984)"Anne Schuyler's in the Blue Book. You're not even in the phone book."-Edmund Breese, "Platinum Blonde" (1931)"You, you're forty-two. There are many good minutes left for you."-Milton Berle to Eleanor Parker, "The Oscar" (1960)"You probably haven't had a good lay in years. Your legs have been together longer than the Lennon Sisters."-Bette Midler, "Stella" (1990)"You know something, Hank? You're 90% man and 10% rat!"-Lana Turner, "Love Has Many Faces" (1965)"The stork that brought you must have been a vulture."-Ann Sheridan, "Torrid Zone" (1940)"You have the touch of a love-starved cobra."-Monty Woolley, "The Man Who Came to Dinner" (1941)"As long as they've got sidewalks, you've got a job."-Joan Blondell, "Footlight Parade" (1933)"You're still a little shop girl from San Francisco. You should've stayed on the other side of the counter."-Constance Bennett to Lana Turner, "Madame X" (1966)"There areonly two things I dislike about you--your face."-Elizabeth Taylor to Kim Novak, "The Mirror Crack'd" (1980)Chapter Two: Bette"Sister number one" (Bette Davis): "For someone who just buried her husband this morning, you don't seem very upset.""Sister number two" (also Bette Davis): "Phony mourning makes me sick!"-Bette Davis, "Dead Ringer" (1964)"I detest cheap sentiment."-Bette Davis, "All About Eve" (1

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. xi
If You Can't Say Anything Nice...p. 1
Bettep. 7
Put It in Your Mouthp. 13
Fashion Victimsp. 17
Queerp. 23
Marriagep. 29
Food and Drinkp. 35
The Biblep. 39
History 101p. 43
When Strangers Meetp. 47
Lovep. 53
A Sick Womanp. 61
Party Girlsp. 65
Dirt Under His Feetp. 71
Motherp. 75
An Eye for Beautyp. 81
Womenp. 85
Menp. 89
Datingp. 93
Tramp!p. 97
Show Businessp. 101
Trashy Leftoversp. 105
Classic Campp. 113
Select Camp Filmographyp. 123
Index of Films Citedp. 133
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ISBN: 9781555834401
ISBN-10: 155583440X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 12th October 1999
Publisher: Alyson Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 15.24 x 14.61  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.14