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Buccaneer

James Stuart Blackton and the Birth of American Movies

Buccaneer( )
Author: Dewey, Donald
Series title:Film and History Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4422-4258-6
Publication Date:Apr 2016
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $64.99
Book Description:

This is an in-depth look at the life and career of James Stuart Blackton (1875-1941), the first great commercial vendor of cinema who grasped that motion pictures were not merely a technical innovation, but a popular entertainment form for the masses. Blackton was a man of many firsts in the film industry: the first combination actor-director-producer in the United States, the country's first national exhibitor, and the first film propagandist. He contributed landmark innovations in...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Individual Director
Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.078 x 23.901 x 2.769 cm
Book Weight:0.641 Kilograms



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