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C O N T E N T S Acknowledgments ix Introduction: Stardom in the 1910s 1 JENNIFER M. BEAN 1 G. M.Anderson:“Broncho Billy” among the Early “Picture Personalities” 22 RICHARD ABEL 2 Mary Pickford: Icon of Stardom 43 CHRISTINE GLEDHILL 3 Lillian Gish: Clean, and White, and Pure as the Lily 69 KRISTEN HATCH 4 Sessue Hayakawa:The Mirror, the Racialized Body, and Photogénie 91 DAISUKE MIYAO 5 Theda Bara: Orientalism, Sexual Anarchy, and the Jewish Star 113 GAYLYN STUDLAR 6 Geraldine Farrar:A Star from Another Medium 137 ANNE MOREY 7 George Beban: Character of the Picturesque 155 GIORGIO BERTELLINI 8 Pearl White and Grace Cunard:The Serial Queen’s Volatile Present 174 MARK GARRETT COOPER 9 Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle: Comedy’s Starring Scapegoat 196 ROB KING 10 Douglas Fairbanks: Icon of Americanism 218 SCOTT CURTIS 11 Charles Chaplin:The Object Life of Mass Culture 242 JENNIFER M. BEAN In the Wings 264 JENNIFER M. BEAN Works Cited 269 Contributors 279 Index 283 ★★★★★★★★★★ ✩✩✩✩✩✩✩✩✩✩ ...