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Abbas, Ackbar, 17, 109–10, 150–51,
165, 182 n. 9
Adorno, Theodor, 34–35
Adynata (film), 15, 102, 112–18,
126, 131, 155
All That Heaven Allows (film), 50
Alter, Nora, 119, 125
Antonioni, Michelangelo, 15, 43,
102–12, 118, 131, 182 n. 1
Apocalypse Now (film), 168–69
Arendt, Hannah, 28
Armstrong, Nancy, 168
Asian characters, 47–48, 60, 92, 130,
164; as bearers of secrets, 80–83,
126, 156–57, 167; critiques of,
64–67, 162; theories of stereotype
and, 6–9
Asian cities, 3, 60, 66–67, 103–10,
119–20, 122–24, 161, 163–65
Asian Media Watch, 161
Asian objects, 3, 10, 13, 16, 48–59,
62, 6, 95; in The Big Sleep, 52–59;
in Blade Runner, 95–98; counter-
feiting and, 88–90, 102; in
Johanna d’Arc of Mongolia, 132–
34; in The Maltese Falcon, 52–53;
in Notebook on Cities and Clothes,
125–26
Barthes, Roland, 10, 33, 79, 131,
183 n. 25
Bascara, Victor, 181 n. 46
Battle of Algiers, The (film), 136
Bazin, André, 183 n. 25
Belton, John, 76–77, 178 n. 11, 178
n. 14
Benjamin, Walter, 17, 121, 153–55
Bergstrom, Janet, 97, 100, 105
Berkeley, Busby, 34
Bersani, Leo, 25–26, 28, 32, 52, 171
n. 7, 186 n. 14, 187 n. 37
Bhabha, Homi, 5, 9, 94
Big Sleep, The (film), 13, 54–59, 76,
95, 97–98, 128
Big Sleep, The (novel), 54–57
Birth of a Nation (film), 47
Blade Runner (film), 13–14, 81, 93–
98, 121, 163; Asian objects in, 95–
98; ‘‘Blade Runner curse’’ and, 180
n. 32; exhibition history of, 100–
101, 181 n. 56; replicants in, 8,
91–92; simulation and copies in,
88–90, 99, 154
Blonde Venus (film), 177 n. 36
Blue Angel, The (film), 59
Bogle, Donald, 6
Bois, Yve-Alain, 152, 155
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