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By Alison McMahan

ISBN-10: 0826451578

ISBN-13: 9780826451576

Alice man BlachT (1873-1968), the world's first girl filmmaker, was once one of many key figures within the improvement of narrative movie. From 1896 to 1920 she directed four hundred movies (including over a hundred synchronized sound films), produced hundreds and hundreds extra, and was once the first--and to this point the only--woman to possess and run her personal studio plant (The Solax Studio in fortress Lee, NJ, 1910-1914). even though, her position in movie background was once thoroughly forgotten till her personal memoirs have been released in 1976. This new publication tells her existence tale and fills in lots of gaps left via the memoirs. man BlachT's lifestyles and occupation reflected momentous adjustments within the movie undefined, and the lengthy time-span and sheer quantity of her output makes her motion pictures a fertile territory for the appliance of latest theories of cinema background, the improvement of movie narrative, and feminist movie thought. The booklet offers a detailed research of the only hundred man BlachT motion pictures that continue to exist, and within the strategy rewrites early cinema history.

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