The Transformation of Cinema: 1907-1915

The Transformation of Cinema: 1907-1915

by Eileen Bower
     
 

ISBN-10: 0684184141

ISBN-13: 9780684184142

Pub. Date: 12/28/1990

Publisher: Gale Group

Eileen Bowser chronicles the history of the American film business from the days of storefront nickelodeons to the premiere of D. W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation. The effect of the surroundings—the size of the hall; whether the film was shown alone or along with vaudeville entertainment; and the size, quality, and relevance of the musical

Overview

Eileen Bowser chronicles the history of the American film business from the days of storefront nickelodeons to the premiere of D. W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation. The effect of the surroundings—the size of the hall; whether the film was shown alone or along with vaudeville entertainment; and the size, quality, and relevance of the musical background—are all examined for their impact on the filmgoing experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780684184142
Publisher:
Gale Group
Publication date:
12/28/1990
Series:
History of the American Cinema Series, #2
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 10.34(h) x 1.26(d)

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