The unmentioned and sensational reason to have seen Peter Pan this weekend was the cinematography. One of the early Hollywood masters, James Wong Howe, created shot after shot of intense formal beauty. The most telling result of his work is that Peter Pan, America’s best loved drag fairytale is charged with both a sexuality and sexual ambivalence denied in later versions.
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