Thursday's Child (1943)

An attack on the film industry’s exploitation of young women, directed by Rodney Ackland.

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The only 1940s British feature about film production stars the talented ingénue Sally Ann Howes and is a vitriolic attack on the industry’s exploitation of young women. Director Rodney Ackland, an established playwright, was a scriptwriter for Alfred Hitchcock, Carol Reed, Michael Powell and Anthony Asquith. His disdain for the hand that fed him is palpable in this entertaining exposé.

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