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Women Filmmakers in Early Hollywood (Studies in Industry and Society)

by Karen Ward Mahar

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cinema industry,
  • Films, cinema,
  • Women"s studies,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • History,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Women in motion pictures,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • USA,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • History / United States / General,
  • General,
  • United States - General,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Motion pictures and women,
  • United States,
  • Women in the motion picture industry,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7871482M
    ISBN 100801884365
    ISBN 109780801884368

    The story of women directors in early cinema begins with Alice Guy Blaché, not just the first female film director but one of the world’s first filmmakers, period. In addition to being. Women's cinema is a variety of topics bundled together to create the work of women in film. This can include women filling behind the scene roles such as director, cinematographer, writer, and producer while also addressing the stories of women .

    This book reminds me of why I adore book research and nonfiction reading. Without Lying Down is fabulous and fascinating as it follows the life of Frances Marion, the most highly paid screenplay writers of early Hollywood. Back when she started in silent movies, women were everywhere in Hollywood, and for a big reason: movies were not regarded as a legitimate business enterprise/5(41). In her book “Women Filmmakers in Early Hollywood,” historian Karen Ward Mahar points out that when the studios financed this expansion with money borrowed from Wall Street, they also borrowed a masculine corporate culture that sidelined women. So by the late s reporters were suggesting – erroneously – that “no one can.

      One of the first Japanese women to direct films, Tazuko Sakane worked her way up through the studio system in Japan's highly stratified, seriously masculine film industry in the s. Her path. The Story of Hollywood: An Illustrated History by Gregory Paul Williams Featuring over images from the author's own collection, this beautiful and comprehensive (to put it mildly) coffee table book traces the history of Hollywood from to the present. It's both a handy, quick reference and a fascinating in-depth record, depending on how.


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At her best, she shows how the industry's shifting business history impacted women's opportunities Reviews: 1. Film historian Anthony Slide has rediscovered an early feminist film company, too. Entirely financed by women, the American Woman Film Company was founded in to “to produce motion pictures.The Rise of Early Hollywood (Berkeley, ).

Karen Ward Mahar, Women Filmmakers in Early Hollywood (Baltimore, ). Shelley Stamp, Movie-Struck Girls (Princeton, ). Melvyn Stokes and Richard Maltby, eds., Identifying Hollywood’s Audiences (London, ).