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Title Girl from God's country / GCG Productions in association with Boise State University, Idaho Film Collection ; a film by Karen Day ; directed by Karen Day ; writer, Karen Day
Published [New York, N.Y.] : Women Make Movies, [2016]


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 MELB  791.43023 Day/Gfg  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (66 min.) : colour, sound, with black and white sequences ; 12 cm.
Summary "Girl from God's country" is the untold story of the first female independent filmmaker and action-adventure heroine, Nell Shipman (1892-1970), who left Hollywood to make her films in Idaho. An unadulterated, undiscovered adventure tale of a pioneering woman who rewrote the rules of filmmaking, and, in so doing, paved the way for independent voices - especially female voices in today's film industry
Notes Includes archival footage from silent films
Based on The silent screen and my talking heart by Nell Shipman, The light on her face by Joseph Walker, Letters from God's country by Nell Shipman
Credits Producers, Gerry and Patty Hull, Jason Crawforth, Pete and Judy Welch, Christine Greenwald ; director of photography, Meredith Richardson, Whitney McNees, Luisa Leme, Ruth Berdah-Canet
Notes No rating given
DVD. Region unspecified.
Subject Shipman, Nell, 1892-1970.
Women motion picture producers and directors -- United States.
Wilderness survival. -- Drama
Silent films.
Author Day, Karen, 1952-, author
GCG Productions (Firm), production company
Idaho Film Collection (Hemingway Western Studies Center)
Women Make Movies (Firm), issuing body
Other Titles Girl from God's country : the history of women in film