The Scarecrow Press Inc, 1994, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, Revised . Revised
263 pages. This book is in near fine condition and an excellent copy. Former Library book with stamps and markings etc. The dust jacket has been protected by a removable clear plastic cover. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The spine of the book is still in tight, straight condition. Items are shipped same day or next business day and are shipped directly from our Australian address. SYNOPSIS: A completely revised and rewritten new edition of the pioneering film book first published in 1970, Early American Cinema, New and Revised Edition provides a concise history of the American motion picture industry before 1920, documenting the work of the early production companies, releasing organizations, filmmakers, and performers, and will serve both as a textbook and a reference source. Chapters cover pre-cinema, the Motion Picture Patents Company, independent filmmaking, the birth of the feature film, Thomas H. Ince, D.W. Griffith, sound and music, the star system, the role of women, new technologies, genres, and the languge, business, and art of the film. The book includes suggestions for further reading, together wiht a general bibliography, and lengthy bibliographies on Ince and Griffith. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History & Criticism, Guides & Reviews, General, Reference, Direction & Production, Screenwriting; ISBN: 0810827115. ISBN/EAN: 9780810827110. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0001129.