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The Resource The emergence of cinema : the American screen to 1907, Charles Musser

The emergence of cinema : the American screen to 1907, Charles Musser

Label
The emergence of cinema : the American screen to 1907
Title
The emergence of cinema
Title remainder
the American screen to 1907
Statement of responsibility
Charles Musser
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume examines the development of film and the film industry from its development through 1906 and the political and economic background that influenced it
Member of
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Musser, Charles
Dewey number
791.43/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1993.5.U6
LC item number
H55 1990 vol. 1
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
History of the American cinema
Series volume
v. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Silent films
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion picture industry
  • Motion picture industry
  • Motion pictures
  • Silent films
  • United States
Label
The emergence of cinema : the American screen to 1907, Charles Musser
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 529-544) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Before cinema -- Toward a history of screen practice -- Thomas Edison and the amusement world -- Projecting motion pictures : invention and innovation -- pt. 2. The novelty of cinema : 1896-1897 -- The vitascope -- Early motion-picture companies -- The proliferation of motion-picture companies and an assessment of the novelty year -- pt. 3. The exhibitor plays a creative role : 1897-1900 -- Full-length programs : fights, passion plays, and travel -- Commercial warfare and the Spanish American War : 1897-1898 -- THe film industry achieves modest stability : 1898-1901 -- pt. 4. The production company assumes creative dominance : 1900-1905 -- A period of commercial crisis : 1900-1903 -- The transition to story films : 1903-1904 -- Cinema flourishes within its existing commercial framework : 1904-1905 -- pt. 5. The beginnings of the Nickelodeon Era : 1905-1907 -- Nickels count: storefront theaters : 1905-1907 -- Production as the Nickelodeon Era begins : 1905-1907
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvii, 613 pages
Isbn
9780684184135
Lccn
90048307
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 2881949
  • (OCoLC)22488753
  • (OCoLC)ocm22488753
  • 617
  • 2881949
Label
The emergence of cinema : the American screen to 1907, Charles Musser
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 529-544) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Before cinema -- Toward a history of screen practice -- Thomas Edison and the amusement world -- Projecting motion pictures : invention and innovation -- pt. 2. The novelty of cinema : 1896-1897 -- The vitascope -- Early motion-picture companies -- The proliferation of motion-picture companies and an assessment of the novelty year -- pt. 3. The exhibitor plays a creative role : 1897-1900 -- Full-length programs : fights, passion plays, and travel -- Commercial warfare and the Spanish American War : 1897-1898 -- THe film industry achieves modest stability : 1898-1901 -- pt. 4. The production company assumes creative dominance : 1900-1905 -- A period of commercial crisis : 1900-1903 -- The transition to story films : 1903-1904 -- Cinema flourishes within its existing commercial framework : 1904-1905 -- pt. 5. The beginnings of the Nickelodeon Era : 1905-1907 -- Nickels count: storefront theaters : 1905-1907 -- Production as the Nickelodeon Era begins : 1905-1907
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xvii, 613 pages
Isbn
9780684184135
Lccn
90048307
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 2881949
  • (OCoLC)22488753
  • (OCoLC)ocm22488753
  • 617
  • 2881949

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