Download e-book for kindle: Hollywood’s Second Sex: The Treatment of Women in the Film by Aubrey Malone

By Aubrey Malone

“Women stars in Hollywood have been at all times in categories,” acknowledged director Otto Preminger. “One workforce was once of ladies who have been exploited by means of males, and the opposite, a lot smaller crew was once of ladies who survived via appearing like men.”
starting with silent movie vamp Theda Bara and carrying on with with icons like Greta Garbo, Marilyn Monroe and Raquel Welch, this learn of movie misogyny describes how girl stars have been maltreated by way of a sexist studio system—until ladies like Katharine Hepburn and Bette Davis fought for parity.
The careers of Doris Day, Brigitte Bardot, Carole Landis, Frances Farmer, Dorothy Dandridge, Inger Stevens and so on are tested, besides newer actresses like Demi Moore and Sharon Stone. girls who labored backstage, writing screenplays, generating and directing with out due credits, also are covered.

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