"This outstanding work offers a new description of the evolution of American cinema in the nickelodeon period. . . . With his usual groundbreaking research, Abel demonstrates the key role Pathe films played in this transformation. . . . Although clearly of crucial importance to film studies and film history, this treatment of the issues of the rise of nationalism within the cinema should make the work of great interest to historians dealing with modern nationalism and its relation to mass media."--Tom Gunning, author of "D. ...

Red Rooster Scare 1999, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520214781

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