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The powerful roles of women in front of and behind the cameras in early Hollywood

The importance of communities of women then and now


cari beauchampCARl BEAUCHAMP, award winning author of Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of early Hollywood and five other books of film history, a documentary filmmaker, and Film Scholar for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Cari is a regular contributor to Vanity Fair magazine.

Matthew KennedyMATTHEW KENNEDY, film critic and author of four film history books including Marie Dressler: A Biography. Matthew's book Roadshow! was the basis of a film series on Turner Classic Movies. 

SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Victoria Hall, Cobourg, Ontario.

For more detail on this event, see the news page here.

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Books for Sale

The following books are available for pre-sale and will be signed by the authors at the “Women and Hollywood” event to be held at Victoria Hall, Concert Hall, on September 14, 2018 starting at 7:00 p.m.  Condition of all books is brand new.

Limited quantities are available for sale – order now.  Don’t be disappointed.

Book CariB FMar100 “Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early Hollywood”, by Cari Beauchamp; paperback 475 pages
Book CariB FT100 “My First Time in Hollywood”, by Cari Beauchamp; paperback 358 pages
Book Kennedy100 “Marie Dressler: A Biography; With a Listing of Major Stage Performances, a Filmography, and a Discography”, by Matthew Kennedy; paperback 269 pages

Tentative Pricing* when pre-sold:

Without Lying Down CAN $39.00
My First Time CAN $29.00
Marie Dressler CAN $39.00

*pricing subject to change (due to currency conversion)

Note: When you check out, you will be emailed a receipt.  Bring that with you to the event and you will receive the book. If you wish, the author will personally sign the book for you that evening.  If you lose your receipt, bring ID.

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