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Adorno, Theodor, 144
African Americans: apartment of,
220–23; as authenticating white
characters, 243–44; class rise of,
221, 226; film of, 226, 286n5;
middle class and, 229–32, 245–60,
270; ghetto and, 228–29; urban
and, 226–29
All in the Family, 220–22
Al-Qaeda, 272. See also 9/11
Altman, Rick, 8, 10, 279–80n6
American in Paris, An, 4, 54, 68
Andrews, Nigel, 206
Any Wednesday, 4, 9–10, 68, 75, 81, 84,
153, 170–71, 173, 178
apartments: of African Americans,
220–23, 226, 270; access to sex
and, 101–5, 166, 189–90; adultery
and, 105, 189–92; bachelor, 26–27;
class and, 23–25; as container,
215–16, 218; defined, 3, 279n3; ety-
mology of, 77; for gay men, 27;
gentrification and, 241; lesbian,
166–67, 284n7; as liminal space,
147–48, 155, 179; in London, 13–14;
luxury and, 25–26, 276; origins of,
22–28; in Paris, 13, 25; as porous,
20, 77–80, 91, 147, 189, 190, 212,
217, 275; single family home
vs., 18–19, 25; for single women,
27–28, 139–79; as threat to family
and marriage, 189–90; voyeurism
and, 71–72. See also bachelor pad
Apartment, The, 2, 19, 43, 54, 69, 110,
121–23, 138, 170
Apartment for Peggy, 4, 65, 69
apartment plot: 9/11 and, 272–76;
African American, 233–65; class
dynamic of, 250; defined, 3, 5;
doors in, 78; dystopic variant, 268,
280n12; early film versions of, 11;
as genre, 6–11; masquerade in, 84–
85, 171–72; museum plot and, 120–
21; in novels, 12–14; as philoso-
phy of urbanism, 37–39, 44–45, 60,
87, 212, 218, 227–29, 233, 264–65,
267–68, 270, 273, 276–77; simul-
taneity in, 80–84; on television, 4,
12, 14, 268–70; in theatre, 14–15;
typical characters in, 65; urbanism
of, 39–42; whiteness of, 227–28,
233; windows in, 78–81
Apartment 3-G, 5, 284n8
Apartment Zero, 268
Arden, Eve, 67
Arnaz, Desi, 54
Arthur, Jean, 2
Artists and Models, 4, 6, 66, 78, 110,
126–28, 131, 132
Ashby, Hal, 241
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