Alice Guy Blache by Emmanuelle Gaume with Alexandra Lamy

Alice Guy Blache by Emmanuelle Gaume with Alexandra Lamy
Why a movie? Guy-Blaché is the definition of an industry pioneer, rising first through Gaumont Studios, then by becoming the founder and head of Solax Studios. By all accounts a cisgender woman, she nonetheless challenged masculine stereotypes, making big meaningful moves like casting women into then-typically male professions, like magicians or dog-trainers, and taking on the masculine roles herself, dressing as a man and stepping in front of the camera. Today, as we continue to mold our perspectives on how we conceptualize gender and sexuality in mainstream artr, Guy-Blaché’s story is both a feminist rendering of an inherently masculine system, and a subversion of how women were expected to perform both on- and off-screen

jeudi 18 septembre 2014

©riginal BE NATURAL ALICE GUY BLACHE 1911 ,,, Movingpicturenew04unse_0607

©riginal BE NATURAL ALICE GUY BLACHE 1911 ,,, Movingpicturenew04unse_0607

... THE MOVING PICTURE NEWS 9 .... MADAME ALICE BLACHE President of Solax Company To the indefatigable industry, the experience, enterprise and progressiveness of this little lady is due the remark- able success which has been achieved by the Solax Company during the comparatively short time it has been in business ..

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