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The Resource Backwards & in heels : the past, present and future of women working in film, Alicia Malone ; foreword by Rose McGowan

Backwards & in heels : the past, present and future of women working in film, Alicia Malone ; foreword by Rose McGowan

Label
Backwards & in heels : the past, present and future of women working in film
Title
Backwards & in heels
Title remainder
the past, present and future of women working in film
Statement of responsibility
Alicia Malone ; foreword by Rose McGowan
Title variation
Backwards and in heels
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Backwards and in Heels tells the history of women in film in a different way, with stories about incredible ladies who made their mark throughout each era of Hollywood. From the first women directors, to the iconic movie stars, and present day activists. Each of these stories are inspiring accomplishments of women, and they also highlight the specific obstacles women have had to face. Backwards and in Heels combines research and exclusive interviews with influential women and men working in Hollywood today, such as Geena Davis, J.J. Abrams, Ava DuVernay, Octavia Spencer, America Ferrera, Paul Feig and many more, as well as film professors, historians and experts"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
GK9
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Backwards & in heels : the past, present and future of women working in film, Alicia Malone ; foreword by Rose McGowan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-252)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Frances Marion: The Award-Winning Writer
  • Helen Holmes: The Action Hero
  • Struggling in the System
  • (1930s)
  • Dorothy Arzner: The Only Female Filmmaker
  • Mae West: The Sex Symbol vs the Code
  • Hattie McDaniel: The Oscar Winner
  • Anna May Wong: Erasure and Exoticism --The Woman's Picture
  • Waging Their Own War
  • (1940s)
  • Introduction
  • Hedy Lamarr: The Pin-Up with the Patent
  • Olivia de Havilland: The Lawmaker
  • Rita Hayworth: The Illusion
  • The Femme Fatales
  • The Dream Factory
  • (1950s)
  • Dorothy Dandridge: Fighting Against Stereotype
  • Marilyn Monroe: The Myth
  • Ida Lupino: Mother of Us All
  • New Hollywood
  • Part One: The Past
  • (1960s & 1970s)
  • Joan Crawford & Bette Davis: The Famous Feud
  • The First Pioneers
  • (1890s - 1920s)
  • Alice Guy Blaché: The First Female Filmmaker
  • Lois Weber:Social Issues on Film
  • Mary Pickford: The Movie Star Businesswoman
  • Margaret Booth: The First Film Editor
  • Part Two: The Present
  • Filmmakers Fight Back
  • Dr. Stacy L. Smith: Information Is Power
  • Ava DuVernay: History Maker
  • J.J. Abrams Paul Feig: Men Who Help Women
  • Keri Putnam: ReFraming The Issue
  • Maria Giese: Taking Action
  • Acting Up
  • Geena Davis: See It, Be It
  • America Ferrera: Facing Fear
  • Jane Fonda: New Hollywood Icon
  • Mya Taylor: Transforming Hollywood
  • Octavia Spencer: Scene Stealer
  • Jennifer Siebel Newsom: Using Her Voice
  • Debbie Reynolds & Carrie Fisher Mother-Daughter Icons
  • Below the Line
  • Amy Powell: The Risk Taker
  • Denise di Novi: From Producer To Director
  • Nicole Perlman: Writing Her Own Script
  • Joi McMillon: Editing History
  • Rachel Morrison: Striking Images
  • Female Filmmakers, Finally
  • Part Three: The Future
  • The Future is Female
  • Select Bibliography
  • Acknowledgements
  • Pam Grier: The Blaxploitation Hero
  • Modern Hollywood
  • (1980s - 2000s)
  • The Female Executives
  • The Firsts: Female Filmmakers of Color
  • Meryl Streep: Oscar Queen
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
254 pages
Isbn
9781633537767
Lccn
2017910268
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1039723899
  • 1644922
  • (OCoLC)on1039723899
  • 1644922
Label
Backwards & in heels : the past, present and future of women working in film, Alicia Malone ; foreword by Rose McGowan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-252)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Frances Marion: The Award-Winning Writer
  • Helen Holmes: The Action Hero
  • Struggling in the System
  • (1930s)
  • Dorothy Arzner: The Only Female Filmmaker
  • Mae West: The Sex Symbol vs the Code
  • Hattie McDaniel: The Oscar Winner
  • Anna May Wong: Erasure and Exoticism --The Woman's Picture
  • Waging Their Own War
  • (1940s)
  • Introduction
  • Hedy Lamarr: The Pin-Up with the Patent
  • Olivia de Havilland: The Lawmaker
  • Rita Hayworth: The Illusion
  • The Femme Fatales
  • The Dream Factory
  • (1950s)
  • Dorothy Dandridge: Fighting Against Stereotype
  • Marilyn Monroe: The Myth
  • Ida Lupino: Mother of Us All
  • New Hollywood
  • Part One: The Past
  • (1960s & 1970s)
  • Joan Crawford & Bette Davis: The Famous Feud
  • The First Pioneers
  • (1890s - 1920s)
  • Alice Guy Blaché: The First Female Filmmaker
  • Lois Weber:Social Issues on Film
  • Mary Pickford: The Movie Star Businesswoman
  • Margaret Booth: The First Film Editor
  • Part Two: The Present
  • Filmmakers Fight Back
  • Dr. Stacy L. Smith: Information Is Power
  • Ava DuVernay: History Maker
  • J.J. Abrams Paul Feig: Men Who Help Women
  • Keri Putnam: ReFraming The Issue
  • Maria Giese: Taking Action
  • Acting Up
  • Geena Davis: See It, Be It
  • America Ferrera: Facing Fear
  • Jane Fonda: New Hollywood Icon
  • Mya Taylor: Transforming Hollywood
  • Octavia Spencer: Scene Stealer
  • Jennifer Siebel Newsom: Using Her Voice
  • Debbie Reynolds & Carrie Fisher Mother-Daughter Icons
  • Below the Line
  • Amy Powell: The Risk Taker
  • Denise di Novi: From Producer To Director
  • Nicole Perlman: Writing Her Own Script
  • Joi McMillon: Editing History
  • Rachel Morrison: Striking Images
  • Female Filmmakers, Finally
  • Part Three: The Future
  • The Future is Female
  • Select Bibliography
  • Acknowledgements
  • Pam Grier: The Blaxploitation Hero
  • Modern Hollywood
  • (1980s - 2000s)
  • The Female Executives
  • The Firsts: Female Filmmakers of Color
  • Meryl Streep: Oscar Queen
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
254 pages
Isbn
9781633537767
Lccn
2017910268
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1039723899
  • 1644922
  • (OCoLC)on1039723899
  • 1644922

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