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Product Description: Presidential campaigns of the twenty-first century were not the first to mobilize an array of new media forms in efforts to gain electoral victory. In Politicking and Emergent Media, distinguished historian Charles Musser looks at four US presidential campaigns during the long 1890s (1888–1900) as Republicans and Democrats deployed a variety of media forms to promote their candidates and platforms...read more

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9780520292727 | Univ of California Pr, October 4, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Presidential campaigns of the twenty-first century were not the first to mobilize an array of new media forms in efforts to gain electoral victory.

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9780520292734 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, October 4, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Presidential campaigns of the twenty-first century were not the first to mobilize an array of new media forms in efforts to gain electoral victory.

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Product Description: Oscar Micheaux―the most prolific African American filmmaker to date and a filmmaking giant of the silent period―has finally found his rightful place in film history. Both artist and showman, Micheaux stirred controversy in his time as he confronted issues such as lynching, miscegenation, peonage and white supremacy, passing, and corruption among black clergymen...read more
By Pearl Bowser (editor), Jane Gaines (editor) and Charles Musser (editor)

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9780253339942, titled "Oscar Micheaux & His Circle: African-American Filmmaking and Race Cinema of the Silent Era" | Indiana Univ Pr, September 1, 2001, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Oscar Micheaux-the most prolific African-American filmmaker to date and a filmmaking giant of the silent period-has finally found his rightful place in film history.

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9780253021359, titled "Oscar Micheaux & His Circle: African-American Filmmaking and Race Cinema of the Silent Era" | Reprint edition (Indiana Univ Pr, March 28, 2016), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Oscar Micheaux―the most prolific African American filmmaker to date and a filmmaking giant of the silent period―has finally found his rightful place in film history.
9780253214843 | Indiana Univ Pr, December 1, 2001, cover price $22.01 | About this edition: Oscar Micheaux-the most prolific African-American filmmaker to date and a filmmaking giant of the silent period-has finally found his rightful place in film history.

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Product Description: Bringing together an expansive range of writing by scholars, critics, historians, and filmmakers, The Documentary Film Reader presents an international perspective on the most significant developments and debates from several decades of critical writing about documentary...read more
By Charles Musser (foreword by)

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9780199739646 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, February 18, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Bringing together an expansive range of writing by scholars, critics, historians, and filmmakers, The Documentary Film Reader presents an international perspective on the most significant developments and debates from several decades of critical writing about documentary.

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9780199739653 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 18, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Bringing together an expansive range of writing by scholars, critics, historians, and filmmakers, The Documentary Film Reader presents an international perspective on the most significant developments and debates from several decades of critical writing about documentary.

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Product Description: A captivating look at Coney Island and its iconic place in the history of American art Called “America’s playground,” Coney Island is a world-famous resort and national cultural symbol that has inspired music, literature, and films...read more

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9780300189902 | Yale Univ Pr, February 17, 2015, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: A captivating look at Coney Island and its iconic place in the history of American art Called “America’s playground,” Coney Island is a world-famous resort and national cultural symbol that has inspired music, literature, and films.

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9780380750184, titled "Midnight's Lady" | Avon Books, February 1, 1986, cover price $3.50 | also contains Midnight''s Lady | About this edition: Rescued from a band of ravagers in the dark alleys of London, Lauren de Fanchon is seduced and secretly married to her rescuer, Julian Grey, Earl of Keaton, who needs this clandestine marriage for reasons of his own

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Product Description: This book celebrates the achievements of Alice Guy Blaché  (1873–1968), the first woman motion picture director and producer. From 1896 to 1907, she created films for Gaumont in Paris. In 1907, she moved to the United States and established her own film company, Solax...read more
By Charles Musser (contributor)

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9780300152500 | Yale Univ Pr, November 17, 2009, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This book celebrates the achievements of Alice Guy Blaché  (1873–1968), the first woman motion picture director and producer.

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Product Description: This publication explores the complex relationship between American art and early film. Depicting turn-of-the-century photographs, film stills, posters, prints and paintings, the struggle between art and film is shown to both polarise and inspire the artists of the era...read more
By Marta Braun, Ellery Foutch (contributor), Tom Gunning (contributor), Erica Hirshler (contributor), Nancy Mowll Mathews and Charles Musser

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9781555952280 | Har/dvdr edition (Hudson Hills Pr, September 30, 2005), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: This publication explores the complex relationship between American art and early film.

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Product Description: This book provides essential documentation for all known Edison films made between 1890 and 1900. Thomas Edison and his associates invented the first system of commercial motion pictures. Making the historical framework predominate while retaining traditional cataloging features, Edison Motion Pictures 1890-1900 is of value to a wide range of scholars interested in American life at the turn of the century...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781560985679 | Smithsonian Inst Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This book provides essential documentation for all known Edison films made between 1890 and 1900.

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Product Description: Much controversy has surrounded Thomas A. Edison's role in the birth of motion pictures. His earliest biographers gave all honor to him; later historians gave credit to his assistants or to foreign inventors whose recognition Edison stole...read more

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9780813522104 | Rutgers Univ Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: Much controversy has surrounded Thomas A.
9780963487902 | Friends of Edison Natl, April 1, 1995, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Much controversy has surrounded Thomas A.

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Product Description: The origins of motion picture technologies are described and analyzed by Charles Musser in this lavishly illustrated volume. He considers social and economic as well as aesthetic aspects of the beginnings of movie making.

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9780684184135 | Charles Scribners Sons/Reference, February 1, 1991, cover price $174.00 | About this edition: This award-winning examination of the American film industry has already been acclaimed as A major achievement in film history, unlikely to be surpassed for many years (American Historical Review) and an indispensable| set (Film Quarterly) that |should become the standard reference work in every American library| (Choice).

Paperback:

9780520085336 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, March 1, 1994), cover price $41.95 | About this edition: The origins of motion picture technologies are described and analyzed by Charles Musser in this lavishly illustrated volume.

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Product Description: The entrepreneur of phonograph concerts and motion-picture programs Lyman H. Howe was the leading traveling exhibitor of his time and the exemplar of an important but until now little examined aspect of American popular culture. This work, with its numerous and lively illustrations, uses his career to explore the world of itinerant showmen, who exhibited all motion pictures seen outside large cities during the 1890s and early 1900s...read more

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9780691047812 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 1, 1991, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The entrepreneur of phonograph concerts and motion-picture programs Lyman H.

Product Description: Musser takes us into the long-forgotten world of early cinema—unexpectedly sophisticated and yet radically different from current movie-making. Focusing on Edwin S. Porter, most often remembered as the producer of The Great Train Robbery, Musser situates Porter’s achievements within the vibrant context of turn-of-the-century popular culture and the commercial pragmatics of the Edison Manufacturing Company—the leading American film-producing entity from 1894 to 1908...read more

Hardcover:

9780520060807 | Univ of California Pr, June 1, 1991, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Musser takes us into the long-forgotten world of early cinema—unexpectedly sophisticated and yet radically different from current movie-making.

Paperback:

9780520069862 | Univ of California Pr, May 1, 1991, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Musser takes us into the long-forgotten world of early cinema—unexpectedly sophisticated and yet radically different from current movie-making.

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Book by Sklar, Robert

Hardcover:

9780877227311 | Temple Univ Pr, January 1, 1991, cover price $44.95

Paperback:

9780877227380 | Temple Univ Pr, December 1, 1990, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Book by Sklar, Robert

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