Photo: © Bill Burkhart
About the Author
Jeanine Basinger is the Chair of Film Studies at Wesleyan University and the curator of the cinema archives there. She has written eleven books on film, including A Woman’s View: How Hollywood Spoke to Women, 1930–1960; Silent Stars, winner of the William K. Everson Film History Award; Anthony Mann; The World War II Combat Film: Anatomy of a Genre; and American Cinema: One Hundred Years of Filmmaking, the companion book for a ten-part PBS series. Her latest book, published in 2013, is I Do and I Don’t: A History of Marriage in the Movies.