The Bechdel Test is a popular and very simple test to judge movies on their level of representation. For a movie to pass: (1) it has to have at least two women in it, who (2) who talk to each other, about (3) something besides a man.
If you ever want to check if a film passes the test, check here. For now, under the cut are the links to movies made before 1970 that do pass. (more masterposts)
“The way life looks in my pictures is the way I want life to be. I don’t to hold a mirror up to life as it is.” - Ross Hunter
Produced over 40 film and tv shows including Pillow Talk, Magnificent Obsession, Flower Drum Song, Midnight Lace, The Thrill of It All, All That Heaven Allows, Tammy and the Bachelor, Imitation of Life 1959, Thoroughly Modern Millie…