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Albert Capellani : pioneer of the silent screen

Author: Christine Leteux
Publisher: Lexinton, Kentucky. : University Press of Kentucky, 2016.
Series: Screen classics
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a detailed biography of Albert Capellani, affectionately nicknamed 'Cap' by the Americans. This book follows the adventures of a filmmaker who, together with many fellow French directors, technicians, and cameramen, brought to the American film industry the 'French touch'.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Leteux, Christine.
Albert Capellani.
Lexinton, Kentucky. : University Press of Kentucky, 2016
(DLC) 2015041244
Named Person: Albert Capellani; Albert Capellani
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Leteux
ISBN: 9780813166452 0813166454
OCLC Number: 933515966
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
From the Marais to the Batignolles --
From Vincennes to the Alhambra --
Pathe --
The Societe Cinematographique des Auteurs et Gens de Lettres --
Les miserables --
Filmmaker --
End of reel --
On the front line --
Going or staying --
The visualizer of Les miserables --
World Film Corporation --
Woman's director --
Transition at mutual --
Metro director --
The red lantern --
Albert Capellani Productions, Inc --
Cosmopolitan productions --
Back home.
Series Title: Screen classics
Other Titles: Albert Capellani.
Responsibility: Christine Leteux ; foreword by Kevin Brownlow.

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