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Book/Printed Material Women in the silent cinema : histories of fame and fate

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Title

  • Women in the silent cinema : histories of fame and fate

Summary

  • "This magisterial book offers comprehensive accounts of the professional itineraries of three women in the silent film in the Netherlands, France and North America. Annette Förster presents a careful assessment of the long career of Dutch stage and film actress Adriënne Solser; an exploration of the stage and screen careers of French actress and filmmaker Musidora and Canadian-born actress and filmmaker Nell Shipman; an analysis of the interaction between the popular stage and the silent cinema from the perspective of women at work in both realms; fresh insights into Dutch stage and screen comedy, the French revue and the American Northwest drama of the 1910s; and much more, all grounded in a wealth of archival research" -- Provided by publisher.

Names

  • Förster, Annette (Film historian), author.
  • EYE Film Instituut Nederland, issuing body.

Created / Published

  • Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2017.
  • ©2017

Headings

  • -  Musidora
  • -  Shipman, Nell,--1892-1970
  • -  Solser, Adriënne,--1873-1943
  • -  Motion picture actors and actresses--Biography
  • -  Silent films--History and criticism
  • -  Women in motion pictures

Notes

  • -  Includes bibliographical references (pages 433-525) and index.
  • -  Description based on print version record; resource not viewed.

Medium

  • 1 electronic resource (560 pages )

Call Number/Physical Location

  • PN1995.9.W6

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2019667425

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Access Advisory

  • Unrestricted online access

Online Format

  • image
  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Förster, Annette , Author, and Issuing Body Eye Film Instituut Nederland. Women in the Silent Cinema: Histories of Fame and Fate. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, . ©, 2017. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2019667425/.

APA citation style:

Förster, A. & Eye Film Instituut Nederland, I. B. (2017) Women in the Silent Cinema: Histories of Fame and Fate. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, . ©. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2019667425/.

MLA citation style:

Förster, Annette , Author, and Issuing Body Eye Film Instituut Nederland. Women in the Silent Cinema: Histories of Fame and Fate. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, . ©, 2017. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2019667425/>.