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Title Before Hollywood : turn-of-the-century American film / texts by Jay Leyda [and 9 others].
Publication Info. New York : Hudson Hills Press in association with the American Federation of Arts, [1987]
©1987
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 12  791.4 B    IN LIBRARY
Description 169 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Note "Published in conjunction with the film exhibition ... which was organized by the American Federation of Arts"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 164-166) and index.
Contents Saving early cinema / Stephen Gong -- Offscreen spaces : images of early cinema production and exhibition / Richard Koszarski -- Cellulose nitrate roots : popular entertainments and the birth of film narrative / John L. Fell -- A subversive form / Neil Harris -- Scene design and the early film / Brooks McNamara -- The changing status of the film actor / Charles Musser -- Uncovering the female body / Judith Mayne -- Dream visions in pre-Hollywood film / Russell Merritt -- Photography/cinematography / Alan Trachtenberg.
Subject Silent films -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- Exhibitions.
Film archives -- United States -- Exhibitions.
Motion picture film collections -- United States -- Archival resources.
Genre or Form Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Leyda, Jay, 1910-1988.
American Federation of Arts.
Added Title Turn-of-the-century American film
ISBN 0933920911
9780933920910