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European Silent Films on Video: A Critical Guide
     

European Silent Films on Video: A Critical Guide

by William B. Parrill
 

This book is a critical encyclopedia of silent European films currently available on DVD, laser disc, and VHS. It provides concise and accurate summaries of the films, evaluates the quality of the prints, discusses the changing reputations of both films and filmmakers, and considers how the techniques developed during the silent period continue to influence

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This book is a critical encyclopedia of silent European films currently available on DVD, laser disc, and VHS. It provides concise and accurate summaries of the films, evaluates the quality of the prints, discusses the changing reputations of both films and filmmakers, and considers how the techniques developed during the silent period continue to influence filmmaking today.
The book cites contemporary and recent criticism of the films and includes an extensive bibliography as well as a list of films by director. Numerous photos are also included.

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ISBN-13:
9780786464371
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
04/11/2011
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

William B. Parrill is an emeritus professor of English and communication at Southeastern Louisiana University. He is a founding editor of the journal Louisiana Literature and has written extensively on films and contemporary literature.

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