Lois Weber in Early Hollywood.
By: Stamp, Shelley.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (472 p.).ISBN: 9780520960084.Subject(s): Motion picture producers and directors -- Biography | Silent films -- History | Weber, Lois, -- 1879-1939 -- Criticism and interpretation | Weber, Lois, -- 1879-1939 | Women in the motion picture industry -- United States | Women motion picture producers and directors -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Lois Weber in Early HollywoodDDC classification: 791.43023309 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Subvention -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Portrait of a Filmmaker -- 1. Creating a Signature -- 2. "Life's Mirror": Progressive Films for a Progressive Era -- 3. Women's Labor, Creative Control, and "Independence" in a Changing Industry -- 4. "Exit Flapper, Enter Woman" -- or, Weber in Jazz Age Hollywood -- Conclusion: "Forgotten with a Vengeance" -- Notes -- Filmography -- Index
Among early Hollywood's most renowned filmmakers, Lois Weber was considered one of the era's ""three great minds"" alongside D. W. Griffith and Cecil B. DeMille. Despite her accomplishments, Weber has been marginalized in relation to her contemporaries, who have long been recognized as fathers of American cinema. Drawing on a range of materials untapped by previous historians, Shelley Stamp offers the first comprehensive study of Weber's remarkable career as director, screenwriter, and actress. Lois Weber in Early Hollywood provides compelling evidence of the extraordinary role that women play
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