#MeToo on the 1930s Silver Screen
On Australian radio, NC State Professor of Film Studies Marsha Gordon talks about movies from the 1930s that demonstrate how far back sexual predation and exploitation of women go on the silver screen, and how integral these views were to Hollywood’s imagining of women’s lives.
The Conversation: Many #MeToo Moments in1930s Movies
Movies dating to the early 1930s depicted overt sexual aggression against women on a regular basis. NC State Professor of Film Studies Marsha Gordon shares her research in this opinion piece.