Quotes from When Women Wrote Hollywood – 41 in a series – “Men have largely run the film industry from the start…”

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Despite this body of work, Gauntier is largely unknown in texts on screenwriting used in major universities today. She does appear in Cari Beauchamp’s Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early Hollywood. In an interview with Beauchamp, David Sterritt posits that “Men have largely run the film industry from the start, allowing little power or prestige to their female counterparts. Men have also dominated the film-history field, writing books that take male privilege in Hollywood for granted.

Gene Gauntier: Ascending by Drowning
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