The Emergence of Cinema: The American Screen to 1907

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University of California Press, 4 de maig 1994 - 613 pàgines
The origins of motion picture technologies are described and analyzed by Charles Musser in this lavishly illustrated volume. He considers social and economic as well as aesthetic aspects of the beginnings of movie making.
 

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Continguts

Introduction l
1
Toward a History of Screen Practice
15
Thomas Edison and the Amusement World
55
Invention and Innovation
91
PART 2
107
PART 3
191
PART 4
295
19051907
415
Concluding Remarks
491
List of Abbreviations
497
Bibliography
529
Picture Sources
545
Index of Films
597
Copyright

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Sobre l'autor (1994)

Charles Musser is Assistant Professor of American Studies and Film Studies at Yale University and author of Before the Nickelodeon (California, 1990).

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