The Big V: A History of the Vitagraph Company / Edition 2

The Big V: A History of the Vitagraph Company / Edition 2

ISBN-10:
0810820307
ISBN-13:
9780810820302
Pub. Date:
09/01/1987
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

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Overview

The Big V: A History of the Vitagraph Company / Edition 2

This is a completely new, revised, and expanded version of the book first published by Scarecrow in 1976. It documents the work of America's first major film company, Vitagraph, from its beginnings in the 1890s through its sale to Warner Bros. in 1925.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810820302
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/1987
Edition description: New and Revised Edition
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 5.64(w) x 8.76(h) x 0.95(d)

About the Author

Anthony Slide has written or edited more than thirty books an the history of popular entertainment, among which are Early Women Directors, The Vaudevillians, International Film, Radio, and Television Journals, and The American Film Industry: A Historical Dictionary. He has held executive positions with both the American Film Institute and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and has been hailed as both "a publishing phehomenon" (by American Classic Screen) and a "a meticulous film scholar" (by Variety). Slide also edits the Scarecrow Press Filmmakers series. Alan Gevinson, who worked with Slide on the revision of The Big V, is on the staff of the American Film Institute Catalog.

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