The First Film Makers

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Scarecrow Press, 1989 - Performing Arts - 313 pages
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Through autobiographical writings and the appraisals of contemporaries and more recent historians, provides the reader with a background for understanding how Thomas Ince, William S. Hart, D.W. Griffith, and Erich von Stroheim did their work. Also reveals some of the conflicts in critical views abou

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Introduction D W Griffiths American Dream
Chapter 1 The Earliest Days
Terry Ramsaye The Story Picture Is Born

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About the author (1989)

MacCann is the author of well over forty published articles and twelve books. He has served as the Hollywood correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor and as editor of Cinema Journal.

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