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Canyon Cinema : the life and times of an independent film distributor

Author: Scott MacDonald
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents the story of how a small, backyard organization in the San Francisco Bay Area emerged in the 1960s and evolved to become a major force in the development of independent cinema. This book  Read more...


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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott MacDonald
ISBN: 9780520250864 0520250869 9780520250871 0520250877
OCLC Number: 938642192
Description: 461 s. : illustrations
Contents: Introduction 1. Formation 2. Incorporation Conversation with Edith Kramer Portfolio 3. Revitalization Conversation with Diane Kitchen, 3/02 Portfolio 4: Intellectualization Conversation with Bruce Conner, 7/01 Portfolio 5: Maintenance Conversation with Dominic Angerame, 8/02 Porfolio Appendix 1: Canyon Cinema Employees, 1969 to the Present Appendix 2. Canyon Cinema's Gross Rentals and Sales, 1966--2005 Credits Index
Responsibility: Scott MacDonald.


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"Lovingly detailed history. Drawing from a wealth of primary materials ... a compelling narrative of American avant-garde cinema. Wonderful in its particulars." -- Max Goldberg San Francisco Bay Read more...

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