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Encyclopedia of early cinema

Author: Richard Abel
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This encyclopedia presents a wealth of information on early cinema history, with coverage of the techniques and equipment of film production, profiles of the pioneering directors and producers, analysis of individual films and the rapid growth of distinct film genres, and the emergence of something the world had never seen before - the movie star.The work also focuses on how the nature of film exhibition changed as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
History
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Encyclopedia of early cinema.
London : Routledge, 2005
(DLC) 2004051460
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Abel
ISBN: 0203482042 9780203482049 1280348453 9781280348457 9786610348459 6610348456
OCLC Number: 252812916
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 791 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EARLY CINEMA; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Contributors; Thematic entry list; Introduction; Entries A-Z; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: edited by Richard Abel.

Abstract:

This encyclopedia presents a wealth of information on early cinema history, with coverage of the techniques and equipment of film production, profiles of the pioneering directors and producers, analysis of individual films and the rapid growth of distinct film genres, and the emergence of something the world had never seen before - the movie star.The work also focuses on how the nature of film exhibition changed as the industry grew, and how the public's reception to films also changed. The pre-cinema period is closely examined to show those mass-cultural forms and practices - such.

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