i n dex
Adrian, 98, 99, 110
All about Eve (Mankiewicz), 20, 23,
27–30, 34–47, 132–33, 188
All This and Heaven Too (Litvak), 130
Annie Get Your Gun (Sidney), 160
Arden, Eve, 38
Bankhead, Tallulah, 28, 39, 46, 194
n. 4
Berenstein, Rhona, 77
Beyond the Forest (Vidor), 143
Blick, Roy, 30–31
Bond, Ward, 101
Breen, Joseph, 76
Breines, Wini, 16
British Film Institute, 158
Brown, Ruth, 127
Butch, figure of, 4–5, 32–34, 47, 190.
See also Lesbianism
Butterfield 8 (Mann), 49
By the Light of the Silvery Moon (But-
ler), 161, 163
Calamity Jane (Butler), 23, 157, 160–
61, 163–72, 183
Caprice (Tashlin), 158
Children’s Hour (Hellman) (play):
1934 staging, 20, 21, 48, 53–57, 71;
1952 staging, 63, 71
Children’s Hour (Wyler) (film), 20,
49–51, 63–70, 71, 92, 94
Clarke, Jane, 158
Cohan, Steven, 180, 192 n. 13, 212 n. 35
Companionate marriage, 7, 14–15, 53
Connery, Sean, 72
Cook, Pam, 104
Crawford, Joan, 22, 97, 146–47, 160,
207 n. 12; camp and, 101, 116–17,
125–26; “Letty Lynton” dress and,
99, 120; MGM persona of, 98–99,
115–16
Crowther, Bosley, 145, 152, 198 n. 12
Curtiz, Michael, 97–99
Daughters of Bilitis, 1
Davis, Bette, 22–23, 152, 207 n. 12;
“bitch” roles and, 143–44; camp
and, 45–47, 152–53; “fallen star”
cycle and, 131–34; “motherhood”
cycle and, 128–31; sexual illegibility
of, 130–32
Davis, Katharine Bement, 15–16
Davis, Madeline D., 34, 156
Day, Doris, 23, 154; glamorous make-
over of, 155, 172, 174, 183; tom-
boyism and, 157–60, 183
Dell, Floyd, 14, 52
Double Indemnity (Cain) (novel), 106
Double Indemnity (Wilder) (film), 97
du Maurier, Daphne, 74, 201 n. 14
Dyer, Richard, 185
Eisenhower, Dwight D., 17, 194 n. 46
Ellis, Havelock, 14, 33, 52
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