During the Great Depression, a significant escape for many people was the movies. Shirley Temple danced and sang her way into hearts around the country. Read More
Hollywood: Her Story won the Gold Medal in the category Performing Arts (Music/Dance/Cinema/Theater) in the 2020 Independent Publisher Book Awards.
Of course the book in AtHomeInHollywood’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide would be a beautiful edition full of 1,000 photos of women in Hollywood from the 1890s to the present.Read More
Hooray for Hollywood! More specifically Hooray for the women who made extraordinary contributions to American cinema for over 100 years. It’s all documented in a beautiful book of photos and essays from the silent era to today called “Hollywood: Her Story, an Illustrated History of Women and the Movies.” Authors Jill Tietjen and Barbara Bridges unveil rarely told stories about pioneering women writers, producers, directors and actresses. A treat for film fans.
Contagion has become one of the most-watched movies around with a plot line that is in some ways eerily similar to the current COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
Hollywood: Her Story is a finalist in two categories for the Foreword Reviews INDIES awards: Performing Arts & Music and Women’s Studies.
The movie Thelma & Louise won its writer and co-producer Callie Khouri the 1992 Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen.
Jill Tietjen and Barbara Bridges, co-authors of “Hollywood: Her Story,” a fascinating chronicle of the history of women in the film industry.
The Center Stage with Pamela Kuhn centers around a different interview each week with a local, national or international artist from a variety of arts disciplines: music, theatre, fine arts, film, dance and literature. We discuss their art, current projects, upcoming performances, exhibitions or releases, and what it means to be an artist in the 21st century.
Hollywood: Her story is a finalist for the Colorado Book Awards in the Pictorial Category. Winners will be announced on May 30, 2020.Read More