Table of contents for The star machine / Jeanine Basinger.

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INTRODUCTION
PART ONE: STARS AND THE FACTORY SYSTEM
1. The Factory
2. The Star Machine Process
3. Product and Type
4. Malfunction
PART TWO: PROBLEMS FOR THE SYSTEM: THE HUMAN FACTOR
1. Disillusionment: Tyrone Power
2. Disobedience: Lana Turner and Errol Flynn
3. Defection: Deanna Durbin and Jean Arthur
4. Disentanglement: Loretta Young, Irene Dunne, Norma Shearer
5. Detachment: Charles Boyer and William Powell
PART THREE: TESTING THE SYSTEM
1. Bonuses: Oddities and Character Actors
2. Retooling for World War II
CONCLUSION: STARDOM WITHOUT A SYSTEM (THE MODERN ERA)
BIBLIOGRAPHY [t/k]

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Motion picture industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.