Bonehead Age Film Analysis

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The silent era animation is characterized by its imaginative and risqué topics. Sexist stereotypes were a common entertain resource. As well for women and men. In the film Bonehead Age (1925) by Paul Terry, a cavewoman appears hitting his caveman. Another film depicting male being clobbered is Love Nest (1920) two male cats return home and their wives hit them with several objects for no explicable reason. Men being beaten by their wives are a common symbol in early films. In two Bray´s studio films women appear beating their husbands, Putting Over (1920) and The Prize dance (1920). In the other hand women being sexually harassed in cartoons were common in early films. In My Merry Oldsmobile (1932) (fig1) appears a woman who is changing clothes
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