Big V: A History of the Vitagraph Company, a New and Revised Edition (Revised)
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BeschreibungDocuments the work of America's first major film company, Vitagraph, from its beginnings in the 1890s through its sale to Warner Bros. in 1925.
PortraitAnthony Slide has written or edited more than thirty books an the history of popular entertainment, among which are Early Women Directors, The Vaudevillians, International Film, Radio, and Television Journals, and The American Film Industry: A Historical Dictionary. He has held executive positions with both the American Film Institute and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and has been hailed as both "a publishing phehomenon" (by American Classic Screen) and a "a meticulous film scholar" (by Variety). Slide also edits the Scarecrow Press Filmmakers series. Alan Gevinson, who worked with Slide on the revision of The Big V, is on the staff of the American Film Institute Catalog.
Pressestimmen...groundbreaking...Very readable and historically important... -- Michael R. Pitts Classic Images ...his attempt to restore forgotten Vitagraph to its rightful place in the annals is a worthy one. Much diligent and useful research has gone into The Big V> -- Roy Fowler Film and Television Technician, (Uk) Detailed and finely researched... Film Review Annual ...his attempt to restore forgotten Vitagraph to its rightful place in the annals is a worthy one. Much diligent and useful research has gone into The Big V -- Roy Fowler Film and Television Technician, (Uk)
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SCARECROW PRESS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 1987
Seitenanzahl: 356 Seiten