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Reframing culture : the case of the Vitagraph quality films

Author: William Uricchio; Roberta E Pearson
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the Vitagraph Company, which between 1907 and 1910 brought to American cinema a series of films that promulgated "respectable" culture. The authors situate these films in the context of an  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Uricchio; Roberta E Pearson
ISBN: 069104774X 9780691047744 0691021171 9780691021171
OCLC Number: 27727710
Description: xiv, 252 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Responses to Cultural Crisis: Political Domination and Hegemony --
The Film Industry's Drive for Respectability --
Literary Qualities: Shakespeare and Dante --
Historical Qualities: Washington and Napoleon --
Biblical Qualities: Moses --
Vitagraph's Description of the Washington and Napoleon Films.
Responsibility: William Uricchio and Roberta E. Pearson.
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"Vitagraph, the largest of the New York studios during the early part of the century, made numerous films based in literary classics, historical events, and Biblical Lore. The authors make a Read more...

 
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