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Mollie of the Movies

Kenneth McGaffey

This is a story of a girl who tries to make it big in the world of show business. McGaffey gives us the heroine's first-person account. He writes in an epistolary style and gives us a comic, slice-of-life look at a girl's attempts to become a film star. This was serialized in Photoplay Magazine, the premier fan magazine of the 1910s and 20s. Photoplay would go on to publish a wide array of fiction about the film industry. This was one of their first concerted efforts to create a long-form narrative about Hollywood. (Summary by ChuckW) Text sources : First Reel Second Reel Third Reel Fourth ReelFifth Reel Sixth Reel.Seventh Reel.Eighth Reel.

This is a story of a girl who tries to make it big in the world of show business. McGaffey gives us the heroine's first-person account. He writes in an epistolary style and gives us a comic, slice-of-life look at a girl's attempts to become a film star. This was serialized in Photoplay Magazine, the premier fan magazine of the 1910s and 20s. Photoplay would go on to publish a wide array of fiction about the film industry. This was one of their first concerted efforts to create a long-form narrative about Hollywood. (Summary by ChuckW) Text sources : First Reel Second Reel Third Reel Fourth ReelFifth Reel Sixth Reel.Seventh Reel.Eighth Reel.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

This is a story of a girl who tries to make it big in the world of show business. McGaffey gives us the heroine's first-person account. He writes in an epistolary style and gives us a comic, slice-of-life look at a girl's attempts to become a film star. This was serialized in Photoplay Magazine, the premier fan magazine of the 1910s and 20s. Photoplay would go on to publish a wide array of fiction about the film industry. This was one of their first concerted efforts to create a long-form narrative about Hollywood. (Summary by ChuckW) Text sources : First Reel Second Reel Third Reel Fourth ReelFifth Reel Sixth Reel.Seventh Reel.Eighth Reel.

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

55m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

08:54


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

10:43


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:03


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

02:49


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:18


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:22


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:28


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:25