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Sleep, My Love
: The Perils of Being a Hollywood Actress
Lecturer in Screenwriting and Film History, Montgomery College
Now it is 2015 and the movies and performers of 1948 are a distant memory. Surely today, successful actresses are not manipulated and controlled to the extent that they once were, back in the Golden Age. And yet, how much do we really know?
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Hollywood: Bring Back the Tragic Divas
Today's tragic films trip up on the question of motherhood. Directors seem afraid to pull women into the orbit of tragedy, and so they use their children as an out. These days we have male divas.
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