Dorothy Arzner
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Dorothy Arzner (1897 - 1979)

Dorothy Arzner
Born in San Francisco, California, United Statesmap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in La Quinta, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 1 Sep 2014
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Raised near the film industry, she initially wanted to be a doctor. She joined the ambulance corp. overseas, and returned looking for a new career goal. She choose cinema director. She was the first, or one of the female directors, and directed films that showed the woman's thoughts, emotions, and desires. This was a departure from the flat/stereotypical characterization of women being portrayed in film.

Sources

  • "United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MHQX-KTY : accessed 01 Sep 2014), Dorothy Arzner in household of Lewis A Arzner, Los Angeles Assembly District 63, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing sheet 10B, family 273, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1820106.


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I think it is connected now.
posted by Lance Martin