Chinatown film culture : the appearance of cinema in San Francisco's Chinese neighborhood /

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Author / Creator:Fahlstedt, Kim K., author.
Imprint:New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, [2020]
Description:1 online resource (x, 287 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Subject:Motion picture audiences -- California -- San Francisco -- History.
Chinese -- California -- San Francisco -- Social life and customs.
Chinese in motion pictures.
Motion picture theaters -- California -- San Francisco -- History.
Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- California -- San Francisco.
Chinese in motion pictures.
Chinese -- Social life and customs.
Manners and customs.
Motion picture audiences.
Motion picture theaters.
Motion pictures -- Social aspects.
Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Social life and customs.
California -- San Francisco.
California -- San Francisco -- Chinatown.
Format: E-Resource Book
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ISBN:9781978804449 (electronic bk.)
197880444X (electronic bk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Other form:Original 9781978804401 1978804407 9781978804418 1978804415
Table of Contents:
  • Early Film in San Francisco. Bold Visions and Frontier Conditions: The Emergence of Film in San Francisco
  • "If I Had the Power to Do So I Would Destroy Them with My Own Hands": Film and Politics in Post-Quake San Francisco
  • Chinatown Exhibition and Movie Theaters
  • "The Most Cosmopolitan City in the World": Chinese San Francisco at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
  • "Eyes Darting Around, Spirit Dashing About"
  • Mapping Chinatown Film Culture, 1906-1915
  • The Chinesque Aesthetic: Orientalist Stereotypes in Post-Quake Film Culture
  • Chinese American Audiences. "Where the People Aren't All American": Chinatown Audiences and Spectators
  • Chinatown Modernity: Revolutions and Movie Theaters
  • Trajectories and Concluding Remarks.