A million and one nights: a history of the motion picture through 1925

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Simon & Schuster, May 1, 1986 - Fiction - 868 pages
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Traces the early history of films from the development of movie photography to the era of silent films.

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Review: A Million and One Nights: A History of the Motion Picture Through 1925 (A Touchstone book)

User Review  - Tony - Goodreads

This was published in 1925, so there were no talking pictures, no Oscars and no Eddie Murphy. It felt strange reading about their "latest technology", which sounds so primitive to us now in 2011. I liked it. Especially no Eddie Murphy. Read full review

Review: A Million and One Nights: A History of the Motion Picture Through 1925 (A Touchstone book)

User Review  - captain america - Goodreads

dense as hell complete with all the legal wrangling surrounding early motion picutre inventors. an amazing endeavor considering it was written only two decades after movies were invented. Read full review

Contents

Anderson takes the story picture idea west to Selig
xxxiii
The Prehistory of the Screen
xxxvii
From Aristotle to Philadelphia
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Copyright

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