Note: March 14 will mark the 27th anniversary of the death of Howard Ashman, a musical theatre lyricist and librettist, as well as lyricist, producer, and writer at Disney Animation between 1986 and 1991. 2,690 more words
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Ms. de Havilland as Melanie Hamilton in “Gone With the Wind.” 1939.
“A large part of the reason I decided to move forward with my action against Fox is that I realize that at this stage of my life and career I am in a unique position to stand up and speak truth to power — an action that would be very difficult for a young actor to undertake,” she wrote. 95 more words
In honor of Women’s History Month, NYWIFT looks back at some of the remarkable women who have shaped the film, television and digital media industries through the decades. 280 more words
As part of the Film History 101 project, our trip next makes a sojourn through the 1980s. It’s worth noting that at this juncture Hollywood thought they had found a clear cut formula for making profitable movies…namely maintaining their bottom lines by “keeping it simple.” And that meant staying with proven material that catered to a mass audience. 2,353 more words