Hollywood Heroines The Most Influential Women In Film History

Author: Laura L. S. Bauer
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440836493
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This is a topical resource that provides a comprehensive look at the most influential women in Hollywood cinema across a wide-range of occupations rarely found together in a single volume. • Provides the reader with an invaluable, complete, and easy-to-understand view of film history and filmmaking while simultaneously highlighting the most important women, making the subject of Hollywood and film more transparent as a whole • Enables a fuller understanding of the many complicated challenges women have faced historically and currently in Hollywood filmmaking • Offers a unique blend of film history and industry information, cohesively presenting them both in one place • Reaches beyond the more commonly discussed categories of women who have had important roles throughout Hollywood film history, such as directors and actresses, although they too are included • Examines women's visibility and representation in Hollywood in the context of the history of the film industry for students
Hollywood Heroines: The Most Influential Women in Film History
Language: en
Pages: 407
Authors: Laura L. S. Bauer
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-07 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This is a topical resource that provides a comprehensive look at the most influential women in Hollywood cinema across a wide-range of occupations rarely found together in a single volume. • Provides the reader with an invaluable, complete, and easy-to-understand view of film history and filmmaking while simultaneously highlighting the
Hollywood Heroines
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Helen Hanson
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-24 - Publisher: I.B. Tauris

The endangered and dangerous female figures of "Rebecca", of "Jagged Edge" and "What Lies Beneath" have a deserved and endures fascination. Helen Hanson re-examines these gothic heroines of Hollywood and their meanings, in two of Hollywood's key generic cycles, film noir and the female gothic film. Starting at the beginning,
Hollywood Heroine
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Sarah Kuhn
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-26 - Publisher: Penguin

The fifth book in the smart, snarky, and action-packed Heroine series continues the adventures of Asian-American superheroines Evie Tanaka, Aveda Jupiter, and Bea Tanaka in a demon-infested San Francisco. Over the years, the adventures of superheroines Aveda Jupiter and Evie Tanaka have become the stuff of legend--and now they'll be
The Women's Companion to International Film
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Annette Kuhn, Susannah Radstone
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-01-01 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Includes short entries for actresses, genres, studios and topics.
Gothic Heroines on Screen
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Tamar Jeffers McDonald, Frances A. Kamm
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-29 - Publisher: Routledge

Gothic Heroines on Screen explores the translation of the literary Gothic heroine on screen, the potential consequences of these adaptations, and contemporary interpretations of the form. Each chapter illuminates the significance of this moving image mediation, relating its screen topics to their various historical, social, and geographical moments of production,