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"Striking Poses" for Publicity Shots

Time Magazine film critic Richard Schickel's new book compiles promotional photographs of film actors that were taken while they were under contract with movie studios -- a publicity model which became obsolete with the advent of television talk shows and the decline of studio contracts.


Other segments from the episode on May 14, 1987

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, May 14, 1987: Interview with Richard Schickel; Review of Prince's album "Sign 'O' the Times"; Interview with Harry Shearer; Review of the film "Prick Up Your Ears."


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