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The Secret In Miranda’s Closet By Sheila Greenwald

With her mother an ardent feminist full of good intentions and nonsexist theories, Miranda’s experience with dolls is practically nil. Background: This is one of those titles with a cult following where the plot seems to be widely mis-remembered 40 years … Continue reading

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Movie Madness and/or Mania: Billie (Don Weis, 1965)

A decade before Title IX went into effect, Patty Duke took a break from playing her own “Identical Cousin” on her eponymous TV, and attempted to launch a musical career in this oddball musical comedy about a high school sophomore … Continue reading

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