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The Resource The emergence of cinema : the American screen to 1907, Charles Musser

The emergence of cinema : the American screen to 1907, Charles Musser

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The emergence of cinema : the American screen to 1907
Title
The emergence of cinema
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the American screen to 1907
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Charles Musser
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eng
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DLC
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
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illustrations
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index present
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PN1995.75
LC item number
.M877 1994
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
The emergence of cinema : the American screen to 1907, Charles Musser
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The emergence of cinema : the American screen to 1907, Charles Musser
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Originally published: New York : Scribner ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1990. (History of the American cinema ; v. 1)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [529]-544) and indexes
Contents
pt. 1. Before cinema -- Toward a history of screen practice -- Thomas Edison and the amusement world -- Projecting motion pictures: invention and innovation -- pt. 2. The novelty of cinema: 1896-1897 -- The vitascope -- Early motion-picture companies -- The proliferation of motion-picture companies and an assessment of the novelty year -- pt. 3. The exhibitor plays a creative role: 1897-1900 -- Full-length programs: fights, passion plays, and travel -- Commercial warfare and the Spanish American War: 1897-1898 -- The film industry achieves modest stability: 1898-1901 -- pt. 4. The production company assumes creative dominance: 1900-1905 -- A period of commercial crisis: 1900-1903 -- The transition to story films: 1903-1904 -- Cinema flourishes within its existing commercial framework: 1904-1905 -- pt. 5. The beginnings of the nickelodeon era: 1905-1907 -- Nickels count: storefront theaters: 1905-1907 -- Production as the nickelodeon era begins: 1905-1907
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26 cm.
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xvii, 613 p.
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9780520085336
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93040205
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