Lecture and Film Event


Date: April 19th, 12:00 pm

Venue: Park House Museum

Location: Amherstburg


APRIL 19 – “Women, Sexuality and Film in Pre-Code Hollywood” – noon – 3 pm at Park House Museum, 214 Dalhousie St., Amherstburg.

During the lecture, participants will learn of social and cultural influences that led to the way women were perceived and reprieved in film. Majority of the discussion will look at pre-code Hollywood, the type of movies that were made before mid-1934, the acting roles that were available, actresses that shaped Hollywood, and their role in film making. There will be a brief overview of how these roles changed over time, the re-emergence of women behind the scenes, and the influence of television.

Cost is $15, includes lecture, film, beverage and popcorn.

Book in advance by calling 519-736-2511, or email [email protected]. Individuals under the age of 18 will require a parent’s written consent.

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