List of Illustrations Part I. Along the Road to Hollywood Prologue I. Landscapes 1. "Oh for a girl who could ride a horse like Pearl White": The Actress Democratizes Fame 2. Women-Made Women: Writing the "Movies" before Hollywood Part II. Melodramas of Hollywood's Birth Prologue II. The Postwar Revolution in Morals and Manners, Redux 3. Hollywood Bohemia 4. The Movie Menace 5. A Star Is Born: Rereading Hollywood's First Sex Scandal Conclusion: The Girl from Hollywood Filmography Notes Acknowledgments Index
Hilary Hallett is Assistant Professor of History at Columbia University.
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