The Silent Cinema Reader / Edition 1

The Silent Cinema Reader / Edition 1

by Lee Grieveson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415252849

ISBN-13: 9780415252843

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Silent Cinema Reader brings together key writings on cinema from the beginnings of film in 1894 to the advent of sound in 1927, addressing the development of film production and exhibition technologies, methods of distribution, film form, and film culture during this critical period on film history. Thematic sections address: film projection and variety

Overview

The Silent Cinema Reader brings together key writings on cinema from the beginnings of film in 1894 to the advent of sound in 1927, addressing the development of film production and exhibition technologies, methods of distribution, film form, and film culture during this critical period on film history. Thematic sections address: film projection and variety shows; storytelling and the Nickelodeon; cinema and reform; feature films and cinema programs; classical Hollywood cinema and European national cinemas. Each section is introduced by the editors, and contains suggestions for further readings and film viewings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415252843
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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