American Women -- Film and television

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AZ0002 Mannequins, millionettes, and women / produced by Frances Emley.

This program explores the contradiction between the well-publicized women who are members of the...

Women in mass media., Mass media., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Feb. 26, 1976.
AZ0609 Women In Arms / Victoria Schultz interviewed by Norma Smith

Interview with Victoria Schultz film-maker regarding her film "Women In Arms" about...

Schultz, Victoria., Nicaragua -- History -- Revolution, 1979., Women revolutionaries., Women -- Nicaragua., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1981
AZ1099 Jane Fonda: Women in Vietnam

Part 1 of 3: Live recording of Jane Fonda speaking in San Francisco (UCSF?) week of April 10,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Fonda, Jane, 1937-, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements KPFA, May 18, 1973
AZ1156 Dark Circle: interview with the producers / Julia Randall

Judy Irving and Ruth Landry, co-director/writer and producer, respectively, of the anti-nuclear...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Irving, Judy, Landry, Ruth, Documentary films, Antinuclear movement -- United States KPFA, December 9, 1982
AZ1181 Bette Davis at the San Francisco Film Festival, 1969

Bette Davis (1908 - 1989) appears before a live audience at the 1969 San Francisco International...

Davis, Bette, 1908-1989, San Francisco International Film Festival 1969?
BB1847 From Coconut Grove / Kenneth Anger and Susan Sontag.

John Cott, host of the Coconut Grove show on KPFA, and co-hosts Tom Luddy and Juris Svendsen...

Anger, Kenneth., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Sontag, Susan, 1933-2004, Experimental films KPFA, 20 July 1967.
BB2012.05 Kashiko Kawakita / interviewed by Herbert Feinstein.

Herbert Feinstein interviews Japanese film importer, producer and curator Kashiko Kawakita (1908...

Feinstein, Herbert., Film industry -- Japan., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Kawakita, Kashiko, 1908-1993 KPFA, 21 Nov. 1968.
BB2012.10 Rita Morrison interviewed by Herbert Feinstein

Dr. Herbert Feinstein talks with Rita Morrison, the Los Angeles producer of Chaim Soutine, a...

Morrison, Rita., Filmmakers -- Hollywood (Calif.)., Women filmmakers., Soutine, Chaim, 1893-1943, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 14 Dec. 1968
BB2012.11 Lotte Eisner interviewed by Herbert Feinstein

Prof. Herbert Feinstein talks with Lotte Eisner (1896-1983), curator of the Cinematheque of...

Eisner, Lotte., Feinstein, Herbert., Film industry -- France., Film criticism., Film historians, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 23 Dec. 1968.
BB2012.23 Julie Newmar interviewed by Herbert Feinstein

Julie Newmar is interviewed by Herbert Feinstein on the set of Mackenna's Gold, Columbia...

Feinstein, Herbert., Newmar, Julie, 1933-, Actresses., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, August 9, 1968
BB2116 The Film since World War II / Pauline Kael.

Film critic Pauline Kael (1919-2001) discusses the history of film making and gives brief...

Kael, Pauline., Films -- History., Film since World War Two / Pauline Kael.**The, CINEMA, CRITICS & CRITICISM, Film criticism., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, June 13 and August 19, 1968.
BB2912 The Skin Trade: a documentary on the pornographic film market in San Francisco

Documentary on pornographic filmmaking in San Francisco. Includes interviews with filmmakers,...

Film industry -- San Francisco (Calif.)., Pornography., Blinder, Martin, Feinstein, Dianne, 1933-, Girodias, Maurice., Mitchell, Jim, 1943-2007, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 21 Jan. 1971.
BB3863.24 Whatever became of Una Merkel / interviews by Richard Lamparski.

Richard Lamparski interviews American film actress Una Merkel (1903 - 1986). Merkel is best...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Merkel, Una, 1903-1986, Lamparski, Richard., Actresses -- Personal narratives. WBAI, 1968?
BB3863.67 Whatever Became of Margaret Hamilton / interviews by Richard Lamparski.

Margaret Hamilton (1902 - 1985) was an American film actress who is best known for her role as...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Actors and actresses, Hamilton, Margaret, 1902-1985 WBAI, 6 Aug. 1968.
BB3863.90 Whatever became of Hazel Scott / interviewed by Richard Lamparski.

Richard Lamparski elicits stories from African American jazz and classical pianist and singer...

Scott, Hazel, Lamparski, Richard., Biography, Entertainers., African American women jazz singers, African American women musicians, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, September 21, 1971.
BB5188 Lynn Carlin interviewed by Claire Clouzot

Claire Clouzot talks with Lynn Carlin, the female lead of John Cassavettes film "Faces...

Carlin, Lynn., Cassavetes, John, 1929-, Film reviews., Actresses -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Oct. 1968.
BC0169 Barbara Loden : director / introduced by Albert Johnson.

Barbara Loden (July 8, 1932 – September 5, 1980), writer, director and producer of the film...

Johnson, Albert., Women in the film industry., Film directors and producers., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Loden, Barbara KPFA, 30 June 1971.
BC0178 Women Filmmakers / produced by Charles Senger and Portia Shapiro.

This program is a review of six independent films produced by women filmmakers which were shown...

Shapiro, Portia., Senger, Charles., Filmmakers., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Experimental films. KPFA, 28 July 1971.
BC0185 Soundtrack from "The Woman's Film"

The audio portion of "The Woman's Film," a documentary film about the economic...

Poor -- Political activity., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 16 Apr. 1971.
BC0247 Interview with "The Woman's Film" maker / Louise Alaimo ; interviewed by Portia Shapiro.

Portia Shapiro of KPFA talks with Louise Alaimo about "The Woman's Film," an...

Alaimo, Louise., Filmmakers -- San Francisco (Calif.)., Women filmmakers., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, San Francisco Newsreel (Firm) KPFA, 23 Feb. 1971.
BC0436.01 Whatever became of : Adele Jergens and Glenn Langan / interviewed by Richard Lamparski.

Richard Lamparski visits Adele Jergens (1917-2002), the blonde glamour girl of the 40's,...

Langan, Glenn., Jergens, Adele., Entertainers., Film industry -- Hollywood(Calif.)., MONROE, MARILYN, 1926-1962., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, November 2, 1971
BC0436.04 Whatever became of : Jan Clayton / interviewed by Richard Lamparski.

Richard Lamparski talks with Jan Clayton (1917-1983), the star of the original Broadway...

Lamparski, Richard., Entertainers., Clayton, Jan, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, December 7, 1971
BC0436.08 Whatever became of : Laura LaPlante / interviewed by Richard Lamparski.

Interview with entertainer Laura La Plante (1904-1996). The star of the silent classic "The...

La Plante, Laura, 1904-1996, Entertainers., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, January 11, 1972
BC0436.14 Whatever became of: John's Other Wife / interview with Adele Ronson and Elaine Kent by Richard Lamparski.

Adele Ronson (1906-2000), who portrayed John's legitimate wife, and Elaine Kent (b. 1920)...

Kent, Elaine., Ronson, Adele., Radio programs -- 1920-1950., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, February 15, 1972
BC0436.15 Whatever became of : Evelyn Keyes / interviewed by Richard Lamparski.

Richard Lamparski interviews motion picture star Evelyn Keyes (1916-2008). The star of Gone...

Keyes, Evelyn, 1916-2008, Actresses -- Personal narratives., Film industry -- Hollywood (Calif.)., Whatever became of : Evelyn Keyes / interviewed by Richard Lamparski., COHN, HARRY., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, February 8, 1972
BC0436.18 Whatever became of Sybil Jason / interviewed by Richard Lamparski.

Sybil Jason (1927-2011), Warner Brothers moppets star of the 1930's, talks about the films...

Jason, Sybil., Entertainers -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, March 21, 1972
BC0612 Women in film / Siew-Hwa Beh and Sharon Smith ; interviewed by Judy Chicago.

Women in Film is the title of a new magazine edited by Saunie Salyer and Siew-Hwa Beh. Editor...

Salyer, Saunie., Smith, Sharon P., Beh, Siew-Hwa., Chicago, Judy, 1939-, Film industry., Periodicals, Publishing of., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 3 Feb. 1972
BC0683 Star Trek convention / reported by Bonnie Anderson.

A report on the first Star Trek Convention held January 21-23, 1972 at the Statler Hilton in New...

Science fiction, Television programs, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Star trek (Television program) WBAI, 23 Mar. 1972; 24 Mar. 1972.
BC1041 Freedom is an inside job / Mercedes McCambridge.

Actor Mercedes McCambridge (1916 - 2004) speaking before the Women's National Democratic...

McCambridge, Mercedes., Freedom is an inside job / Mercedes McCambridge., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Hughes, Harold E. (Harold Everett), 1922-1996, Women's National Democratic Club (U.S.) WBAI, 27 Nov. 1972.
BC1805 Pat Loud from "An American Family" / interviewed by Barbara Cady

Barbara Cady talks with Pat Loud about her new autobiography and her role in the WNET television...

Loud, Pat, 1926-, Television programs, Documentary films, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, April 19, 1974
BC1880 The First movie director's name was Alice / produced by Terry Hodel.

Documentary on women editors, writers, actresses and directors throughout film history. This...

Women filmmakers., Women’s history, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Guy, Alice, 1873-1968, Loos, Anita, 1893-1981, West, Mae, Riefenstahl, Leni KPFK, 29 May 1974.
BC2279 Peggy Cass / interviewed by Bruce Kenyon.

American actress, comedian and television personality Peggy Cass (1924-1999) discusses her...

Kenyon, Bruce., Actresses -- Correspondence, reminiscences, etc., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Cass, Peggy WBAI, 1975 (day unknown)
BC2661 Films with Joan Mellen / interviewed by Paul McIsaac.

Paul McIsaac's guest is Joan Mellen, associate professor of English at Temple University,...

McIsaac, Paul., Women in the film industry., Women in motion pictures., Mellen, Joan, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 1975 (day unknown)
BC2945.05 Penelope Gilliatt interviewed by Anne Fremantle (Episode 5 of 5)

Anne Fremantle interviews Penelope Gilliatt (1932 - 1993) -- film critic for the New Yorker,...

Gilliatt, Penelope., Women authors, Film criticism., Penelope Gilliatt / interviewed by Anne Freemantle., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 29 Mar. 1976.
BC3033 Women in films / Marjorie Rosen ; interviewed by Jena Blumenfield.

Jena Blumenfield speaks with feminist film critic Marjorie Rosen, author of "Popcorn Venus...

Rosen, Marjorie., Film industry -- Employment., Women in films / Marjorie Rosen ; interviewed by Jena Blumenfeild., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women in motion pictures. WBAI, 12 Feb. 1976.
IZ0423.04 Claude Goretta and Isabelle Huppert

Judith Kass interviews film director Claude Goretta and actor Isabelle Huppert, the star of his...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Goretta, Claude, Huppert, Isabelle, French film directors, Women in motion pictures. WBAI, October 20, 1977
IZ0423.05 Interview with director John Badham / by Judith M. Kass

Judith M. Kass interviews John Badham, director of Dracula and Saturday Night Fever. Badham...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Badham, John, 1939-, Film directors and producers. WBAI, August 10, 1979
IZ0541 Women in the media

Alternate Currents : Women In The Media. Produced by WBAI and Dave Metzger. Recorded on March 10...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Television broadcasting -- Social aspects., Television -- Political aspects., Television -- Social aspects., Television and women, Tuchman, Gaye, Kovacs, Midge WBAI, 10 Mar. 1979.
IZ0777 Soundtrack: Liz Alexander interviewed about the film The Killing of Angel Street

Paul Wunder (not identified on tape) of WBAI's Soundtrack program interviews Australian...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Alexander, Elizabeth, 1952-, Buckley, Anthony, 1937, Nielsen, Juanita, Films -- Australia WBAI, March 1981
IZ0804 Vanessa Redgrave: candidate for Parliament / Paul McIsaac

Vanessa Redgrave, campaigning for a seat in Parliament for the Worker's Revolutionary Party...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Redgrave, Vanessa, 1937-, Actors and actresses, Workers Revolutionary Party (Great Britain) WBAI, February 21, 1974
IZ1093 The Velvet Sledgehammer: December 7, 1983 (Part 1 only)

The Velvet Sledgehammer for December 7, 1983, hosted by Judy Pasternak. The program begins with...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Anderson, Jane, 1954-, Wilford, Anne, Sweet Honey in the Rock (Musical group), Gay entertainers., FILM FESTIVALS, Film criticism., Women filmmakers., Comedians., Women comedians, Body image. WBAI, 7 Dec. 1983
IZ1385 Interview with filmmaker Joan Harvey

Rich Schrader speaks with Joan Harvey, producer and director of the film "American: from...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Harvey, Joan, Antinuclear movement, Disarmament., Women filmmakers., Documentary films WBAI, December 23, 1982
IZ1499 A Crime To Fit The Punishment: an interview with the filmmakers

Mimi Rosenberg speaks with Barbara A. Moss and Stephen Mack on their new film, "A Crime to Fit...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Salt of the earth (Motion picture), Blacklisting of entertainers., Hollywood blacklist., McCarthyism., LABOR MOVEMENT, Filmmakers., Women filmmakers., Strikes -- Miners -- United States., Work -- New Mexico., Moss, Barbara (Barbara A.) (Filmmaker), Mack, Stephen (Film editor) WBAI, October 7, 1982
KZ0519 European independent films / Eliane Stutterheim interviewed by Claudia Fonda-Bonardi.

Claudia Fonda-Bonardi interviews Eliane Stutterheim, a member of Filmkollektiv-Zurich, about her...

Stutterheim, Eliane‏, Film industry -- Europe., Filmmakers -- Europe., Women filmmakers., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, May 1978.
KZ0716 Screen actors stand up for Jane Fonda : a speech by Kathleen Nolan

On July 20, 1979, the California State Senate overwhelmingly rejected the appointment of Jane...

Nolan, Kathy, 1933-, Blacklisting of entertainers., Labor unions -- Actors -- California., Screen Actors Guild, Fonda, Jane, 1937-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 7 Aug. 1979.
KZ0867 CBS blows it! / Pacy Markman interviewed by Clare Spark

On April 26, 1980, CBS-TV aired a documentary titled "Gay power, gay politics," that...

Markman, Pacy, Gays -- San Francisco (Calif.)., Gays in the mass media., Gays -- Political activity., Columbia Broadcasting System, inc., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Apr. 27, 1980.
WZ0047 Harlan county USA / Nancy Barker and Hart Perry

Barry Parker from WPFW's Film Exchange interviews Nancy Barker and Hart Perry, respectively...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Barker, Nancy, Perry, Hart, Documentary films, Coal Miners' Strike, Harlan County, Ky., 1973, Harlan County USA (Motion picture), Kopple, Barbara WPFW, 28 Mar. 1977.
WZ0173 Simplemente Jenny / Helena Solberg and Melanie Maholick ; interviewed by Ron Sutton and Pam Peabody.

Latin American film director Helena Solberg-Ladd and editor Melanie Maholick, discuss their...

Films -- Latin America., Women in the film industry., Women filmmakers., Women -- Latin America -- Social conditions., Maholick, Melanie., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Solberg, Helena WPFW, May 31, 1977.
WZ0176 I Never Promised You a Rose Garden / Kathleen Quinlan ; interviewed by Barry Parker.

Kathleen Quinlan (b. 1954), star of the film "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden,"...

Actresses -- Correspondence, reminiscences, etc., Actresses., QUINLAN, KAREN., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WPFW, Aug. 23, 1977.
WZ0255.07 Michelle Parkerson

This episode of Upstream features filmmaker and poet Michelle Parkerson who talks about the...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Black women -- History., African American Women, Parkerson, Michelle WPFW, October 8, 1981