TITLE

JOAN FONTAINE'S HEIRESS

AUTHOR(S)
Lightning, Robert K.
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Cineaction;2001, Issue 55, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features British actress Joan Fontaine and her acting performances in some of her films. The casting of Fontaine has an added relevance, specifically in relation to the character in "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt," in 1956. The heiress which Fontaine gave justice to, in this article deals with the crucial intersection of star persona and type, pointing out to the film's pro-feminist thematic. It also gives an in-depth analysis of the major characters in the said film, including issues and controversies in its release.
ACCESSION #
31339896

 

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