Table of contents for Engendering Hollywood : women and the rise of the American film industry / Karen Ward Mahar.

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Table of Contents
Preface
Introduction. Making Movies and Incorporating Gender
Prologue. "The Greatest Electrical Novelty in the World": Gender and Filmmaking before the
Turn of The Century
Part I. Expansion, Stardom, and Uplift: Women Enter the American Movie Industry,
1908-1916
Chapter 1. A Quiet Invasion: Nickelodeons, Narratives, and the First Women in Film
Chapter 2. "To Get Some of the 'Good Gravy'" for Themselves: Stardom, Features, and the First
Star-Producers
Chapter 3. "So Much More Natural to a Woman": Gender, Uplift, and the Woman Filmmaker
Part II. Women in Serials and Short Comedies, 1912-1922
Chapter 4. The "Girls Who Play": The Short Film and the New Woman
Part III. "A Business Pure and Simple": The End of Uplift and the Masculinization of
Hollywood, 1916-1928 
Chapter 5. "The Real Punches": Lois Weber, Cecil B. DeMille, and the End of the Uplift
Movement
Chapter 6. A "Her-Own-Company Epidemic": Stars as Independent Producers
Chapter 7. "Doing a 'Man's Work": The Rise of the Studio System and the Remasculinization of
Filmmaking
Epilogue. "Getting Away With It"
Notes
Essay on Sources
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Women in the motion picture industry -- United States.
Women in motion pictures.
Motion pictures and women -- United States.