ISBN-10:
079143768X
ISBN-13:
9780791437681
Pub. Date:
04/28/1998
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Living Pictures: The Origins of the Movies

Living Pictures: The Origins of the Movies

by Deac Rossell

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ISBN-13: 9780791437681
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 04/28/1998
Series: SUNY series, Cultural Studies in Cinema/Video Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

Deac Rossell is the former National Special Projects Officer for the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles, and former Head of Programme Planning at the National Film Theatre, London. He is currently working on a book on German cinema before 1900.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Acknowledgments

1. Introduction

2. The Moving Image in the Nineteenth Century

3. Approaching Cinema: The Chronophotographers

4. The Search for a Material: The Development of Celluloid

5. Shaping the Future: Thomas Alva Edison and the Kinetoscope

6. Seeking an Answer: Out of the Lantern Tradition

7. Multiple Questions: The Many Cinemas of 1896-1900

Bibliography

Index

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