Busby Women Analysis

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That is not to say that women have not been directly impacted by the distinguishing struggle between the individual and the collective triggered by the Great Depression era according to the film. It is evident at the beginning of the film; after the “We’re In the Money” number rehearsal is shut down due to insufficient funds, Carol, Trixie, and Polly struggle to find an alternative to living. Carol mentions that they are reduced to “stealing milk”, which paints a dark picture about their apparent hopelessness of ever finding a job or ever gaining the life of luxury they previously had. However, Busby Berkeley appears to indicate a shift when Edith (Ginger Rogers) comes in and tells the other women that the director, Barney, has opened a
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