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Nobody's Girl Friday: The Women Who Ran Hollywood

ISBN : 9780190840822

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¥4,609
Author: 
J. E. Smyth
Pages
328 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
165 x 243 mm
Pub date
May 2018
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The first comprehensive history of Hollywood's high-flying career women during the studio era, Nobody's Girl Friday covers the impact of the executives, producers, editors, writers, agents, designers, directors, and actresses who shaped Hollywood film production and style.

Index: 

Introduction: The Equal Right to Be the Best
Chapter 1: The Fourth Warner Brother
Chapter 2: Organization Women
Chapter 3: Jills-of-All-Trades
Chapter 4: Madam President
Chapter 5: Controlling the Cut
Chapter 6: Designing Women
Chapter 7: Kiss Hollywood Goodbye
Bibliography
Notes
Index

About the author: 

J.E. Smyth is Professor of History at the University of Warwick and author or editor of Reconstructing American Historical Cinema from Cimarron to Citizen Kane (2006), Edna Ferber's Hollywood (2009), Hollywood and the American Historical Film (ed., 2012), Fred Zinnemann and the Cinema of Resistance (2015), and the BFI classics monograph on From Here to Eternity (2015).

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