The Great Man's Lady The Great Man's Lady

She's his secret woman!

In Hoyt City, a statue of founder Ethan Hoyt is dedicated, and 100 year old Hannah Sempler Hoyt (who lives in the last residence among skyscrapers) is at last persuaded to tell her story to a 'girl biographer'. Flashback: in 1848, teenage Hannah meets and flirts with pioneer Ethan; on a sudden impulse, they elope. We follow their struggle to found a city in the wilderness, hampered by the Gold Rush, star-crossed love, peril, and heartbreak. The star "ages" 80 years.

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Written by Women

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aobh 11,152 films

This list is for scripts or source material written or co-written by women. Recs welcome!

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EVERY film listed in 'The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: The Western' (editor, Phil Hardy; Aurum Press, 1983)

I have really enjoyed the Aurum books on Science Fiction and Gangster movies, and though Westerns are far lower on…

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Films Mentioned in David Bordwell’s “Reinventing Hollywood: How 1940s Filmmakers Changed Movie Storytelling”

Not in Database: Adventures of a Ten-Mark Note (1928) Alias Nick Beale (1949) The Cradle Will Rock (1938) Dead's Man's…