Celluloid Mavericks: The History of American Independent Film
Celluloid Mavericks: A History of American Independent Filmmaking documents this rich history, showing what it meant to be "independent" in the 1930s and what it means today. Author Greg Merritt distinguishes between indie and semi-indie productions, explores the genres represented under the independent umbrella, and addresses the question of what makes a movie independent -- its "spirit" or the budget backing the production. From one-reel flicks at the turn of the century to the blockbusters of the ?90s, Celluloid Mavericks takes readers on a fascinating tour of the industry.
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This is a very good overview of the independent film scene from the beginning of cinema up until the Blair Witch Project. The author freely interjects his opinions into this book, which keeps things ... Read full review