A study of cinema, examining attitudes to it in comparison with stage, theatre and other arts, but also suggesting the possibility of an 'independent' cinema, less constrained by industrial concerns. Begins with a brief history of early film pioneers such as Lumiere, Edison, Paul, Hepworth, silent film, Soviet (Russian) film (Eisenstein, Pudovkin, Kuleshov, Vertov), animation, advertisements, educational / 'interest' films, documentary. 'All Quiet on the Western Front' (Lewis Milestone), 'Birth of a Nation' (D.W. Griffith), projection

Item number 35228
Category Book
Type Criticism/History
Dimensions h 197mm; w 135mm; d 24mm
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people Andrew Buchanan (author)

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection