Author Archive for: ‘Elena Mosconi and Maddalena Bodini’

On the Stage: Mimì Aylmer’s Public and Private Life as a Performance

1. The Constellation of “Minor Stars” In recent years, the growing interest of scholars in silent movies and the birth of research networks among academics, archivists, and film librarians, have greatly expanded our knowledge of silent film stardom in Italy, allowing a detailed analysis of the conditions in which this phenomenon emerged. Cristina Jandelli has, for example, recently reconstructed the …

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