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Title A companion to early cinema [electronic resource] / edited by Andre Gaudreault, Nicolas Dulac and Santiago Hidalgo ; assisted by Pierre Chemartin ; editorial board Francois Albera ... [et al.].

Imprint Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.


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Description xiii, 631 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Nicolas Dulac, Andre Gaudreault, Santiago Hidalgo -- Early Cinema Cultures. The Culture Broth and the Froth of Cultures of So-called Early Cinema / Andre Gaudreault -- Toward A History Of Peep Practice / Erkki Huhtamo -- "We are Here and Not Here": Late Nineteenth Century Stage Magic and the Roots of Cinema in the Appearance (and Disappearance) of the Virtual Image / Tom Gunning -- The Feerie between Stage and Screen / Frank Kessler -- The Theatrophone, an Anachronistic Hybrid Experiment or One of the First Immobile Traveler Devices? / Giusy Pisano -- The "Silent" Arts: Modern Pantomime and the Making of an Art Cinema in Belle Epoque Paris: The Case of Georges Wague and Germaine Dulac / Tami Williams -- Early Cinema Discourses. First Discourses on Film and the Construction of a "Cinematic Episteme" / Francois Albera -- The Discourses of Art in Early Film, or, Why not Ranciere? / Rob King -- Sensationalism and Early Cinema / Annemone Ligensa -- From Craft to Industry: Series and Serial Production Discourses and Practices in France / Laurent Le Forestier -- Awareness of Film, Language and Self in Early American Film Publications / Santiago Hidalgo -- Early Cinema and Film Theory / Roger Odin -- Early Cinema Forms. A Bunch of Violets / Ben Brewster -- Modernity Stops at Nothing: The American Chase Film and the Specter of Lynching / Jan Olsson -- "The Knowledge Which Comes in Pictures": Educational Films and Early Cinema Audiences / Jennifer Peterson -- Motion Picture Color and Pathe-Freres: The Aesthetic Consequences of Industrialization / Charles O'Brien -- Early Cinema Presentations. The European Fairground Cinema: (Re-)defining and (Re-)contextualizing the "Cinema of -- Attractions" / Joseph Garncarz -- Early Film Programs: an Overture, Five Acts, and an Interlude / Richard Abel -- "Half Real-Half Reel": Alternation Format Stage-and-Screen Hybrids / Gwendolyn Waltz -- Advance Newspaper Publicity for the Vitascope and the Mass Address of Cinema's Reading Public / Paul S. Moore -- Storefront Theater Advertising and the Evolution of the American Film Poster / Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley -- Bound by Cinematic Chains: Film and Prisons during the Early Era / Alison Griffiths -- Early Cinema Identities. Anonymity: Uncredited and Unknown in Early Cinema / Jane M. Gaines -- The Invention of Cinematic Celebrity in Britain / -- Andrew shail -- the film lecturer / Germain Lacasse -- Richard Hoffman: A Collector's Archive / Richard Koszarski -- Early Cinema Recollections. Early Films in the Age of Content; or, "Cinema of Attractions" Pursued by Digital Means / Paolo Cherchi Usai -- Multiple Originals: The (Digital) Restoration and Exhibition of Early Films / Giovanna Fossati -- Pointing Forward, Looking Back: Reflexivity and Deixis in Early Cinema and Contemporary Installations / Nanna Verhoeff -- Is Nothing New? Turn of the Century Epistemes in Film History / Thomas Elsaesser.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Motion pictures -- History.
Silent films -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Gaudreault, Andre.
Dulac, Nicolas.
Hidalgo, Santiago.
Chemartin, Pierre.
Albera, Francois.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781444332315 (hardback : alk. paper)
9781118274477 (electronic bk.)

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