Jayne Mansfield Essay by Master Researcher

Jayne Mansfield
An analysis of female sexuality in the star image of Jayne Mansfield.
# 90023 | 2,025 words | 10 sources | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.) , Women Studies (General) , Film (General)

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This paper discusses whether sexuality was an important part of a star image in the 1950s narrative cinema or not. According to the paper, these questions are important when studying the 1950s films and especially when studying the films of Jayne Mansfield. Jayne Mansfield represented the era of sexuality that the 1950s used in their narrative cinemas and this sexuality can be seen in the 1950s films of 'The Girl Can't Help It', 'Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter', and 'The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw'.

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