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Tough Dames in a Tough Game

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/tough_dames_in_a_tough_game_20010119

Glamour, betrayal, influence and heartache, all in a day's work. In her first book, "Is That a Gun in Your Pocket? Women's Experience of Power in Hollywood," Rachel Abramowitz, a former writer for Premiere magazine, lays out in impressive detail what the first significant wave of women in the film trade, a wave that hit the studios in the 1970s, had to go through to get women to be taken seriously by the industry.

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