Daily Dragon staff

The Changing Role of Women in Film

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Note: Only words in quotation marks are quotes. June Wilkinson of Batman, Linda Harrison of Planet of the Apes and Anne Lockhart of Battlestar Galactica addressed the issue of the changing roles of women in films. The actors made opening statements to the effect that women now have much more influence in the film and TV business than they had in the 30s, 40s, and 50s. There is even one female studio head, Sherry Lansing. Women in Hollywood are no
 
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A Scenic Tour of Dragon*Con ’99

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A meander through the Walk of Fame and the Exhibitor’s area in the Apparel Mart was like being in a somewhat surreal bazaar. I started at the Walk of Fame, where Apollo Smile had a HUGE line of (mostly male) fans waiting to meet her. Richard Hatch and Jack Stauffer of Battlestar Galactica, who have been friends for 30 years, were very chatty with their fans. Then, across the way, Maggie Egan (Babylon 5) was willing to talk for quite
 
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Dragon Off the Top Rope

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Thursday night the Opening Day attendees of Dragon*Con 1999 were greeted by the convention’s first presentation of professional wrestling. Several hundred attendees were entertained by the flying bodies, fists, and feet, of the Alabama Championship Wrestling alliance. Fred Olen Ray, writer, producer, and director, brought this exhibition of men in tights, and women in thongs. The crowd saw Bambi successfully defend her World Championship title in a match that had the men in the audiencing grimacing from the sounds of
 
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