Table of contents for Medicine's moving pictures : medicine, health, and bodies in American film and television / edited by Leslie J. Reagan, Nancy Tomes, and Paula A. Treichler.

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Contents
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Medicine, Health, and Bodies in American Film and Television
Leslie J. Reagan, Nancy Tomes, and Paula A. Treichler
Part 1: An Emerging Genre
1	More than Illustrations: Early Twentieth-Century Health Films as Contributors to the Histories of Medicine and of Motion Pictures
Martin S. Pernick
2	Celebrity Diseases
Nancy Tomes
Part 2: Educational Entertainment, Entertaining Education
3	Syphilis at the Cinema: Medicine and Morals in VD films of the U.S. Public Health Service in World War II
John Parascandola
4	Medicine, Popular Culture, and the Power of Narrative: The HIV/AIDS Storyline on General Hospital
Paula A. Treichler
5	Mandy (1952): On Voice and Listening in the (Deaf) Maternal Melodrama
Lisa Cartwright
6	Projecting Breast Cancer: Self-Examination Films and the Making of a New Cultural Practice
Leslie J. Reagan
Part 3: Defining Authenticity, Exercising Authority
7	American Medicine and the Politics of Filmmaking: Sister Kenny (RKO, 1946)
Naomi Rogers
8	Passing or Passive: Postwar Hollywood Images of Black Physicians
Vanessa Northington Gamble
9	From Expert in Action to Existential Angst: A Half-Century of Television Doctors
Joseph Turow and Rachel Gans-Boriskin
10	Hollywood and Human Experimentation: Representing Medical Research in Popular Film
Susan E. Lederer
11	Technicolor Technoscience: Rescripting the Future
Valerie Hartouni
Suggestions for Further Reading
List of Contributors
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Medical personnel in motion pictures.
Medical personnel on television.
Medicine in motion pictures.
Medicine on television.
Motion pictures -- United States.
Television programs -- United States.