Martha & Ethel | 1995

Documentary
Following World War II, in the midst of America's new prosperity, a generation of women willingly relinquished their mothering responsibilities to hired women. "Martha & Ethel" focuses on the lives of two nannies and ...more

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Canobie Films

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Synopsis

Following World War II, in the midst of America's new prosperity, a generation of women willingly relinquished their mothering responsibilities to hired women. "Martha & Ethel" focuses on the lives of two nannies and their influences on the families who employed them. Through these two specific stories, "Martha & Ethel" reveals choices made by parents, the emotional experiences of their children, and the changing personality and dynamic of the American family from the 1940s to the present.

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