Lights, Camera, Sexism?
An exploration of the American film Industry and its relationship with women.
One night in 1936, Rita Hayworth decided to stand up to her then-husband, Eddie Judson. Ever since their elopement, the 18-year-old future starlet had been obediently following the instructions of her much older spouse, which included sleeping with studio executives who might improve her chances of becoming a famous film star with a bank account to match. She later said of Judson, “I married him for love, but he married me for an investment.” Read more at ChicagoLiterati.com.