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Professor Sean Griffin is an expert on American films and film history, as well as musicals and soap operas..
He is the author of Tinker Belles and Evil Queens: The Walt Disney Company from the Inside Out, examining the relationships between Disney and lesbian/gay/queer culture.Griffin is also the co-author of Free and Easy?: A Defining History of the American Film Musical Genre and co-author of America on Film: Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality at the Movies and Queer Images: A History of Lesbian and Gay Film in America. He has also edited several anthologies and contributed a number of articles on the musical genre, soap operas and Disney to journals and other anthologies.