This project aims at understanding the making of gender’s representation in 1940s french film production. The analysis of textual sources generated by the production of films will allow to study the status of the stars and their corresponding characters and to replace the creation process within its socio-historical background. Platec
Access: The digitized archives of Claude Autant-Laura (scripts, legal documents, letters, etc. forming the archival material of Claude Autant-Lara held by the Swiss Film Archive) are not available publicly due to copyright restriction (see