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First Ladies Gal's Guide Podcast History Politics

Florence Harding

Okay, strap in because we’re going on a wild ride. Dr. Leah Leach is gonna tell ya about Florence Harding, not only the wife to the 29th President Warren G. Harding, but she was a feminist, knew how to operate a movie camera, flew in airplanes before Amelia Earnhardt set any records, and she might […]

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Helen Mirren (& Ageism in Hollywood)

Denise talks about Dame Helen Mirren as leads a fantastic conversation on ageism in Hollywood. Why is it that male actors over 40 get 80% of the leading roles? Why is it that actresses have their resume tossed aside if it reads over 40? We’re answering the world’s problems but we’re also not sure if […]

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We Need Movie Books

Gal’s Guide is building the first independent women’s history library. Each month we push to expand our collection to include a diverse look at women from different backgrounds, occupations, and regions.  This month we want to expand our coverage of women in movies. Here are the top 20 books we would love to add to the library! AUDREY […]

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Wonder Woman – Kate’s Take Podcast

Kate has been working on this episode for a while. It’s personal, it’s deep and it’s insightful. These are the universal life lesson’s Kate found in Wonder Woman. The transcript is available below.   TRANSCRIPT In the last episode, I did my top 5 films directed by women that have influenced my life. Wonder Woman, […]

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Kate’s Take Top 5 Films Directed By Women

Kate celebrates #WomenDirectorAwarenessMonth by looking at her top 5 films #directedbywomen that influenced her life. (Originally aired September 28, 2017) YouTube Version ABOUT Filmmaker Kate Chaplin takes a film that has influenced her life for good, bad or ugly and dissects it to show YOU the hidden lessons within movies. This five-time-award-winning show appeared on D20crit from […]

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Film Pioneers – Your Gal Friday

In this special episode of Your Gal Friday we talk about 4 early film pioneers that created the framework for movies today spanning from 1896-1982. The 4 gals in this episode are: Alice Guy Blache, Lois Weber, Dorothy Arzner and Margaret Booth. Click here for the full podcast episode in an audio player on your computer/device. […]

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Hedy Lamarr – Your Gal Friday

On this week’s episode we are talking about a gal who was promoted by Louis B. Mayer as “the world’s most beautiful woman.” Her patent, with George Antheil, is the blueprint for a technology we all use today.  It’s called Frequency Hopping and it’s used in cell phones, blue tooth and in wifi. Click here for the […]

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Art Movies

Hollywood Hates Women, But Does Indiana?

Hollywood – getting the job When we talk about Hollywood we are talking about the “Big Six” studios and all the little companies they own; specifically, Universal, Fox, Disney, Sony, Paramount, and Warner Brothers. The Big Six release only 1/7th of the films out there but they dominate at the box office. When we think […]