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What was the first movie that had only female characters? In a quiz competition that question was asked and I didn't know its answer. Although the question was for Bollywood but here my question is for both Hollywood and Bollywood.

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Is the statement "both Hollywood and Bollywood" supposed to be generalizing to all movies from everywhere or indeed meant to limit it to Hollywood and Bollywood movies only? – Napoleon Wilson Aug 8 '14 at 12:05
I got the answer for Hollywood movies, but I also wants to know about Bollywood which is more important for me. @Walt – afzalex Aug 8 '14 at 13:31
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Mädchen in Uniform from 1931 about a girls boarding school must be a serious contender. From Wiki:

The film was groundbreaking in a number of ways: firstly for its all-female cast; secondly for its sympathetic portrayal of lesbian "pedagogical eros" (see Gustav Wyneken) and homoeroticism [...] and thirdly for its co-operative and profit-sharing financial arrangements (although in practice these ultimately failed).

The Women is another 30s film (1939) with an all-female cast:

Throughout The Women, not a single male is seen — although the males are much talked about, and the central theme is the women's relationships with them.

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Thank you @Walt – afzalex Aug 8 '14 at 13:28

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