For Film Comment: 1970s Tomboy Movies

Yet another topic years in the percolating: On the great “tomboy films” of the 1970s. I feel so fortunate I grew up in an era where “scrappy tomboy” was the dominant model for little-girlhood. It was a brief era, but it had a huge impact on a generation. Who would later, in their 20s, forge the riot grrrl era. A direct link? Sure! Anyway, here’s the piece:

Present Tense: Tomboys

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2 Responses to For Film Comment: 1970s Tomboy Movies

  1. Clary says:

    I just loved your writing on tomboys. Wonderful!!

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