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Film and Attraction: From Kinematography to Cinema

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Establishing a new vision for film history, Film and Attraction: From Kinematography to Cinema urges readers to consider the importance of complex social and cultural forces in early film. Andr??? Gaudreault argues that Edison and the Lumi???res did not invent cinema; they invented a device. Explaining how this device, the kinematograph, gave rise to cinema is the challenge he sets for himself in this volume. He highlights the forgotten role of the film lecturer and examines film's relationship with other visual ...

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Film and Attraction: From Kinematography to Cinema
2011, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252078057

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Film and Attraction: From Kinematography to Cinema
2011, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252035838

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