By Aubrey Malone
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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Hollywood’s Second Sex: The Treatment of Women in the Film Industry, 1900–1999 by Aubrey Malone