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Mashers versus Suffragettes with hatpins, umbrellas and Jiu Jitsu

Prized by antique collectors today, hatpins were commonplace, and for a time even controversial. They ranged in size between 6 and 12 inches long depending on the size of the hat they needed to secure to a woman’s head. And in 1903, they became the primary defense against mashers, men who made unwanted advances on women in public. By 1909, the hatpin was considered an international threat (previously), as hatpins were used by women in a wide range of disputes and fights, including women strikers who used"old-fashioned hat pins" to attack non-strikers. Hat pins were often preferred masher deterrents, but not the only tool utilized by women in the early 1900s. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Sep 7, 2016 - 32 comments

Annotated Filmography of Charlie Chaplin

Director and/or star of many of the greatest films ever made including The Great Dictator (2:05:16) [Globe scene and the eternally goosebump providing Final speech], The Immigrant (20:01), The Gold Rush (1:11:49), City Lights (1:22:40), Modern Times (1:27:01), and Monsieur Verdoux (1:59:03), Charlie Chaplin's movies have entered the public domain in most countries. Below the fold is an annotated list of all 82 of his official short and feature films in chronological order, as well as several more, with links to where you can watch them; it's not like you had work to do right? [more inside]
posted by Blasdelb on Sep 17, 2012 - 35 comments

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