Wednesday, January 25, 2017

All-American Woman?





She couldn't stay Laura Petrie. And her character on The Mary Tyler Moore Show was a feminist icon. But then again we shouldn't mistake actresses for the characters they play.

Why Mary Tyler Moore Refused to Join the Feminist Movement

Still, she was involved in that show, and the consequences (in the studio and outside in the real world) were serious. Kyrie eleison.

NYT: Mary Tyler Moore, Who Incarnated the Modern Woman on TV, Dies at 80
Hollywood Reporter
Variety

Actor and director Robert Redford remembers 'Ordinary People' star Mary Tyler Moore

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