From Peep Show to Palace: The Birth of American Film - Robinson, David, and Scorsese, Martin, Professor (Foreword by)

One hundred years ago, the crude realism of early cinematic exercises caused shockwaves among audiences - some even panicked. On one occasion, read a news report from the time, an old lady in the audience, quite unable to suppress a scream, started up in her seat and tried to scramble out, knocking over others on her way. This sort of reaction was ... Read More

From Peep Show to Palace: The Birth of American Film 1995, Columbia University Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780231103381

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