Female Action Movie Stars… in the 1910s!?!? — Jacke Wilson

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This is utterly fascinating; I never knew the high level of female involvement in early cinema. Bring it back and make it normal please, so that we don’t have to talk about ‘strong female characters’ any more, but just female characters. (If you don’t understand that reference then look up Joss Whedon’s response to why he writes strong female characters at the bottom of the post)

Wow. It has been a long time since an article has made me think (and rethink and rethink) as much as this piece in The Atlantic, The Forgotten Female Action Stars of the 1910s. I can’t get over it. Just take a look at this publicity shot from 1918:: Here’s the description: A city editor orders an […]

via Female Action Movie Stars… in the 1910s!?!? — Jacke Wilson

 

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