George Kleine and American Cinema : the Movie Business and Film Culture in the Silent Era /
|Author / Creator:||Frykholm, Joel, author Postdoctoral Research Associate and Lecturer, Stockholm University, Sweden|
|Imprint:||Basingstoke : British Film Institute, 2015.|
|Description:||1 online resource (256 pages).|
|Series:||Cultural Histories of Cinema|
Motion picture producers and directors -- United States.
Motion picture industry -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States/20th Century.
Motion picture industry.
Motion picture producers and directors.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12646106|
Table of Contents:
- Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. From the Optical Store to the MPPC; 2. The Breakthrough of the Multi-reel Feature Film; 3. After the Feature, Part 1: Standardisation, Differentiation and Branding (and the Search for the 'Punch'; 4. After the Feature, Part 2: George Kleine's Conservatism and the American Motion Picture Industry's Economy of 'Recklessness'; 5. 'The Purer Ether of Selective Cinema': George Kleine, Non-theatrical Cinema and Early Hollywood; Conclusion (and an epilogue); Notes; Bibliography; Index.