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"The Girls in the Picture" by Melanie Benjamin

Genre:        Historical Fiction
Pub. Date:  January 16, 2018
Publisher:  Random House

Melanie Benjamin is a favorite author of mine. She writes in a distinctive genre that I favor known as Historical Autobiographical Fiction. 1,097 more words


Film History: How Mary Pickford Helped Create United Artists | When Women Inspire

Mary Pickford (photo from article; photo source: Kate Gabrielle, CC BY 4.0, via Flickr)

The linked-to article in this post originally appeared in When Women Inspire… 226 more words

Alan's Thoughts

Week of October 20th, 1917

One hundred years ago this week, Grace Kingsley reported that a theater ticket tax was about to go into effect on November 1st and nobody could escape it: 863 more words

Hey, Mr. History, where are the women?

I’ve been thinking a lot about documentary film historian Ken Burns lately because of his new work The Vietnam War. When I looked at a list of his past works I wondered: where are the women? 458 more words

General NonFicton

Louis B. Mayer was no sexual predator. Here is my statement. #HarveyWeinstein

Forgive me as this post is based on a series of tweets I made earlier today. Thank you again if you reached out to me at that time. 852 more words


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The Golden Age Of Hollywood Tote The Roaring 20’s – Golden Age Of Hollywood Tote A tribute to the “Trail Blazers” who paved the way for many of the huge hit’s which were to come in the next decade. 237 more words