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Embattled shadows : a history of Canadian cinema, 1895-1939

Author: Peter Morris
Publisher: Montreal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of Canadian film-making in the years before the establishment of the National Film Board of Canada in 1939. It begins with an account of the travelling showmen who brought the movies to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Morris, Peter, 1937-
Embattled shadows.
Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1978
(DLC) 79312670
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Morris
ISBN: 9780773560727 0773560726
OCLC Number: 243600718
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (350 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Illustrations""; ""Preface""; ""Preface to the 1992 Reprint""; ""1. Came the Dawn""; ""Enter the Hollands""; ""Movies at the Fair""; ""Living Pictures Now Being Shown""; ""Catering to the Refined""; ""2. The Early Years""; ""Images of Canada""; """"But No Snow or Ice Scenes""""; ""Adventures in the Northwoods""; """"It Surely is a Good Beginning""""; ""3. The Years of Promise""; ""Hollywood of the North""; ""Blooms in Innocence""; ""4. Ten Percent Ernie""; ""Search for a Dream""; ""On to Ottawa""; ""Dark Day's Morning""; ""5. The State and the Movies"" ""Civil Servants as Film Makers""""Ontario�And Two Producers, Rampant""; ""British Columbia et al.�And Trenton Again""; ""How to Take Care of the Means�And Forget the Meaning""; ""6. The Years of the Quota""; ""North of 49""; ""Victoria's Quota Quickies""; ""All But Canadian""; ""7. Supporting Program""; ""Ben Norrish Again�With Gordon Sparling""; ""An End and a Beginning""; ""8. Postscript""; ""Appendix I: A Chronology of Film in Canada, 1894�1913""; ""Appendix II: Filmography: Select List of Canadian Productions, 1913�1939""; ""Notes""; ""Film Title Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C"" ""D""""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""General Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Z""
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