Eileen (Lottie Lyell) succeeds in getting out of the cellar in The Church and The Woman (1917). From the collection of the National Archives of Australia.
Uploaded 15 September, 2015.
This special issue of Screening The Past is guest edited by Dr Victoria Duckett and Dr Susan Potter.
Special Dossier: Women and the Silent Screen
Introduction: Women and the Silent Screen by Victoria Duckett and Susan PotterSex Matters: The Rise of Early Hollywood by Hilary A. Hallett“A Great New Field for Women Folk”: Newspapers and the Movies, 1911-1916 by Richard AbelRe-assessing the Demise of the McDonagh Sisters by Ann-Marie CookPicturing Natacha Rambova: Design and Celebrity Performance in the 1920s by Pam CookOn the Stage: Mimì Aylmer’s Public and Private Life as a Performance by Elena Mosconi and Maddalena BodiniNew Zealand film pioneer: Hilda Maud Hayward (1898 – 1970) by Diane Pivac, with a foreword by Mark SweeneyLottie Lyell: the silent work of an early Australian scenario writer by Margot NashA Doll’s House and the Performance of Gender in American Silent Cinema by Eirik Frisvold HanssenDance Pictures: The Cinematic Experiments of Anna Pavlova and Rita Sacchetto by Mary SimonsonFeminist Media Historiography and the Work Ahead by Shelley Stamp