Hollywood Representation of Women in 1930 Film
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...Representation of Women in 1930 Film of Introduction Since the inception of the film industry in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, women have played a central role in the industry’s growth. From full-length features to Nickelodeon cartoons, from silent films to talkies, the film industry trajectory has been influenced by women, who have been directors, writers, actors and audience members. However, women in the film industry have often been celebrated more because of their appearance than their acting ability (Kaplan 1994, p. 3). Moreover, despite certain female stars’ legendary statuses, the roles they played often reinforced traditional gender roles. The purpose... ? Hollywood...