Women's Studies Videos at Lilly Library: A Selected Videography
- Bed and Sofa (1926)
- DVD 3300 / VC 7969
Satirical film which points up the social consequences of the
Soviet housing shortage. A husband and wife invite a friend to live
with them and sleep on the sofa, but soon the husband winds up on
the sofa. A landmark film because of humor, naturalism, and its
sympathetic portrayal of the woman.
- Master of the House (1925)
- VC 11815
The story of a spoiled husband and an ordinary wife and mother
whose life is encompassed by the four walls of her home.
- Pandora's Box (1929)
- DVD 1737
Louise Brooks plays Lulu, an effervescent chorus girl who destroys
everyone she comes in contact with before she is murdered by Jack
the Ripper. Includes 60 min. documentary, Louise Brooks looking for
Lulu, directed by Hugh Munro Neely ; narrated by Shirley MacLaine
which includes an interview with Brooks from 1976.
- The White Sister (1923)
- VC 11084
Lillian Gish is a young woman in love who believing her loved one
(Coleman) has been killed becomes a nun. When her lover returns she
stays faithful to the church.