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Paris was a woman

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2003
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Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
Through a combination of still photos, archival film footage, and interview commentary, documents the creative community of French, English and American women, many of whom were lesbians, who gravitated to the Left Bank in Paris during the early part of the 20th century.
Additional Information
Subjects Women intellectuals -- France -- Paris -- Biography.
Women and literature -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century.
Women artists -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century.
Women authors, American -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century.
Women authors, English -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century.
Lesbians -- France -- Paris -- Biography.
Lesbian community -- France -- Paris -- History.
Rive gauche (Paris, France) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Paris (France) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Documentary films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Publisher New York, N.Y. :Zeitgeist Films [distributor],2003
Edition Full screen.
Contributors Berrigan, Frances J., film producer.
Schiller, Greta, film director, film producer, editor of moving image work, director of photography.
Weiss, Andrea (Film producer), film producer, screenwriter.
Stevenson, Juliet, narrator.
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946, speaker.
Toklas, Alice B., speaker.
Monnier, Adrienne, speaker.
Ali, Maureen, speaker.
Hanna, Gillian, speaker.
Robertson, Margaret, speaker.
Benstock, Shari, 1944- commentator.
Flanner, Janet, 1892-1978, commentator.
Steward, Samuel M., commentator.
Beach, Sylvia, commentator.
Freund, Gisè€le, commentator.
Bernard, Jean, commentator.
Cleyrergue, Berthe, commentator.
Stimpson, Catharine R., 1936- commentator.
Jay, Karla, contributor.
Smith, Bonnie G., 1940- contributor.
Jezebel Productions, production company.
Cicada Films, production company.
Salzgeber Medien (Firm), production company.
Zeitgeist Films, publisher.
Participants/Performers Narrator, Juliet Stevenson; voices, Alice B. Toklas, Gertrude Stein, Adrienne Monnier, Maureen Ali, Gillian Hanna, Margaret Robertson ; featuring, Shari Benstock, Janet Flanner, Samuel Steward, Sylvia Beach, Gisele Freund, Jean Bernard, Berthe Cleyrerque, Catherine Stimpson
Other Contributors Camera, Nurith Aviv ... [et al.] ; editor, Greta Schiller ; historical consultants, Karla Jay, Bonnie G. Smith ; music, Janette Mason.
Audience "Not rated."
Language English
In English and French; English subtitles for non-English dialogue.
Notes Program content: c1995.
Special features: Home movies; deleted scenes; the filmmakers; City of Lights scrapbook.
System Details DVD; NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation.
Description 1 videodisc (75 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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