(EN) – Empowered and Imperiled: A Few Important Terms to Use When Discussing Women in Silent Film | FRITZI KRAMER


Readers of this site know that I get more than a little annoyed when silent film heroines are dismissed as screaming damsels tied to the tracks. Not only is this a myth, it is a damaging one, erasing the many bold and brash silent movie heroines from film history.

In my discussions of women in silent films, I find myself coming back again and again to certain terms. I wanted to share four of them with you today.

via: Movies Silently


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