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The (un)Changing Roles of Women and Romance in Early Narrative Cinema

November 17th, 2020

Though women have been present both in front of and behind the camera since the inception of filmmaking, it’s as actresses most are acknowledged in the mainstream history books, and only a few of the earliest of their ilk—such as Lillian Gish, Theda Bara and Mary Pickford—are generally remembered by name. Perhaps the reason so […]

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