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Women on the March

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Part 1: A film record of women at the turn of the century and of the suffragette movement's struggle for equal rights. Spearheaded by women like Emmeline Pankhurst, the movement was characterized by imprisonment, demonstrations, and a great following of men and women. Women of all classes, women working during the war, overseas and in North America, are presented in this fine documentary. Part 2: Made in 1958, this part of the film begins and ends in praise of women's acquisition of the vote. In between is a rendition of all the "equal" activities of women (and even more than equal in factory work). Much footage is devoted to the UN Status of Women committee, whose mandate does not extend beyond equal political rights under the law.

1958, 58 min 36 s

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Blue Ribbon Award
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
April 20 to 23 1960, New York - USA

Blue Ribbon Award
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
April 20 to 23 1960, New York - USA

Grand Prize Eurovision for Best Documentary
International Film Festival
April 30 to May 15 1959, Cannes - France