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EARLY FILM HISTORYeBook VersionYou will receive access to this electronic text and the accompanying website via email after using the shopping cart above to complete your purchase.New Second Edition Now Available!Early Film History covers a variety of contributions that played a role in making films what they are today. There have been many individuals, companies, and even countries that have impacted filmmaking during its early years. From the creation of motion pictures, to the pioneers that built Hollywood, th…

Early Film HistoryeBook VersionYou will receive access to this electronic text and the accompanying website via email after using the shopping cart above to complete your purchase.New Second Edition Now Available!Early Film History covers a variety of contributions that played a role in making films what they are today. There have been many individuals, companies, and even countries that have impacted filmmaking during its early years. From the creation of motion pictures, to the pioneers that built Hollywood, th…

A History of Early Film‘Early Film’ is generally taken to cover the period of invention (early 1890s) to the First World War. During the past twenty years, early film has become a sophisticated area of cinema studies, with its own methodology. This collection is taken from a British perspective and includes:* The Cinema – Its Present Position and Future Possibilities: A report to the cinema Commission of Enquiry (Williams & Norgate, 1917).This substantial and wide-ranging report, from the end of the Early Cinema perio…

Odd Words, 1920-1922: An Enhanced Compilation of Early Columns by Odd McIntyreGo Backstage with the Pop Culture Writer Time Forgot. Today, reading Odd McIntyre’s columns from the early twentieth century is like stepping into a time machine and traveling back to a New York exploding with new creative energy. At the time, urban points of view, especially among the young, were starting to clash with traditional values, and Odd was one of the few writers who could bridge both worlds with ease. Odd wrote more, made more money, and had more readers than any other columnist of…

The Last Punisher: A SEAL Team THREE Sniper's True Account of the Battle of Ramadi“One of the very best books to come out of the war in Iraq,” (Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, bestselling author of On Killing), The Last Punisher is a gripping and intimate on-the-ground memoir from a Navy SEAL who was part of SEAL Team THREE with American Sniper Chris Kyle. Experience his deployment, from his first mission to his first kill to his eventual successful return to the United States to play himself in the Oscar-nominated film directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Bradley Cooper.The L…

Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early HollywoodWhat the industry’s most succcessful writers and directors have in common is that they have mastered the cinematic conventions specific to the medium.Cari Beauchamp masterfully combines biography with social and cultural history to examine the lives of Frances Marion and her many female colleagues who shaped filmmaking from 1912 through the 1940s. Frances Marion was Hollywood’s highest paid screenwriter—male or female—or almost three decades, wrote almost 200 produced films and won Academy A…

Punk Avenue: Inside the New York City Underground, 1972-1982Punk Avenue: The New York City Underground 1972-1982 is an intimate look at author Paris-born Phil Marcade’s first ten years in the United States where drifted from Boston to the West Coast and back, before winding up in New York City and becoming immersed in the early punk rock scene. From backrooms of Max’s and CBGB’s to the Tropicana Hotel in Los Angeles and back, Punk Avenue is a tour de force of stories from someone at the heart of the era. With brilliant, often hilarious prose, Marca…

Who Was William Shakespeare?The beloved plays of Shakespeare are still produced everywhere, yet the life of the world’s most famous playwright remains largely a mystery. Young Will left the town of Stratford to pursue theater in London, where his work eventually thrived and made him a famous and wealthy man. With black-and-white illustrations that include a diagram of the famous Globe theater, Celeste Davidson Mannis puts together the pieces of Shakespeare’s life and work for young readers….