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Hilary A. Hallett

Hilary Hallett

Professor Hilary A. Hallett of Columbia University is author of Go West, Young Women! The Rise of Early Hollywood (University of California Press, 2013).

Hilary Hallett
Mary Pickford. Photo courtesy of the California State Library.
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Lost LA

How Women Built Early Hollywood – And Transformed Los Angeles

In early Hollywood, women outnumbered men as stars; they also wrote, publicized, directed, edited, and produced films in numbers unequaled until the 1980s – or beyond.
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