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Clara Kimball Young

Mahar, Karen Ward

In 1916, Clara Kimball Young became only the second female film star, after Mary Pickford, to set up her own namesake production company: the Clara Kimball Young Film Corporation. Soon after this, there was a flood of female star-producers, initiating what I have called a “second wave” of star companies, 1916–1923 (155).

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Women Film Pioneers Project
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October 15, 2019
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