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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.