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Unformatted text preview: both moved on to other films already o Social context It very subtly and skillfully notes the economic miseries of the 1930s, but without ever throwing it in your face The lead female character is slowly educated in the ways of the world over the course of the film o Class and gender watch these elements as you watch The Gable character is the ordinary character. Colbert comes from spoiled wealth. o Private spaces o The ending This was the film that established screwball comedy as a central Hollywood genre....
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