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Title Networks of entertainment : early film distribution 1895-1915 / edited by Frank Kessler and Nanna Verhoeff.

Published Eastleigh : J. Libbey Pub., ©2007.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (viii, 344 pages) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction: Distribution -- preliminary notes / Frank Kessler -- pt. I. Networks: Distribution across borders -- Ch. 1. Rethinking boundaries. The first moving images between Spain and Portugal / Begoña Soto -- Ch. 2. What imports may not be able to tell us about the emergence of the last-minute rescue narrative in the American cinema / David Levy -- Ch. 3. 'Avoid giving wine to children': George Kleine's correspondence with Cines and the discourse of uplift / John P. Welle -- Ch. 4. Film colour and national cinema before WWI: pathécolor in the United States and Great Britain / Charles O'Brien -- pt. II. Networks: Regional distribution and the problem of the national -- Ch. 5. La distribution dans la région Lyonnaise: entre spécificités locales et strategiés nationales (1908-1914) / Renaud Chaplain -- Ch. 6. Une diffusion "nationale"? De la circulation d'images locales on nationales à Lausanne 1896-1914 / Pierre-Emmanuel Jaques -- Ch. 7. De l'indépendance à l'absorption: le cas québécois / Pierre Véronneau -- Ch. 8. Araignées et mouches: la formation du <<système cinéma>> et les débuts de la distribution cinématographique en Espagne, 1906-1921 / Luis Alonso Garcia -- Ch. 9. Censorship and film distribution in Russia: 1908-1914 / Rashit M. Yangirov -- Ch. 10. The "backbone" of the business: scanning signs of US film distribution in the newspapers, 1911-1914 / Richard Abel -- Ch. 11. Mapping the moving picture world: distribution in the United States circa 1915 / Gregory A. Waller -- pt. III. Networks: Local actors -- Ch. 12. 'Mr. Elliot Books Chaplins Direct': Essanay's exclusive's strategy in Southampton 1915 / Michael Hammond -- Ch. 13. "Zeppelin über Berlin" -- on the distribution of an early media event / Pelle Snickars -- Ch. 14. "The Audience Feels rather at Home ... ": Peter Marzen's 'localisation' of film exhibition in Trier / Martin Loiperdinger -- Ch. 15. Local distribution: the case of Jens Christian Gundersen in Norway / Gunnar Iversen -- Ch. 16. Infrastructure, open system and the take-off phase. Jean Desmet as a case for early distribution in the Netherlands / Ivo Blom -- pt. IV. Practices: distribution strategies -- Ch. 17. Politics, steam and scopes; marketing the Biograph / Paul C. Spehr -- Ch. 18. The price of independence: The Rolin Film Company's quest for distribution / Richard Ward -- Ch. 19. Distribution sérielle et synchronisation du spectateur aux premiers temps du cinéma / Nicolas Dulac -- Ch. 20. Monopolizing episodic adventures: series and seriality in Germany, 1914-20 / Rudmer Canjels -- pt. V. Practices: Distribution paratexts -- Ch. 21. Les consignes de l'<<éditeur>> pour l'assemblage des vues dans les catalogues de distribution / Pierre Chemartin et André Gaudreault -- Ch. 22. Cataloging contingency / Jonathan Auerbach -- Ch. 23. Comparing catalogues / Ian Christie -- Ch. 24. "As pleasing as it is incomprehensible": film catalogues as paratext / Marta Braun and Charlie Keil -- Ch. 25. "Liste für gebrauchte Films zum Verkauf": Used films for sale in Germany and Austro-Hungary (1911-13) / Janelle Blankenship -- pt. VI. Practices: Non-theatrical distribution -- Ch. 26. Sunday and Holy Days / Tony Fletcher -- Ch. 27. Local entertainment and national patriotism: the distribution of colonial films in early German cinema / Wolfgang Fuhrmaun -- Ch. 28. Early forms of film distribution in Germany, 1896-1905 / Joseph Garncarz -- Ch. 29. "Just like a Public Library maintained for public welfare': 28mm as a comprehensive service strategy for non-theatrical clientele, 1912-23 / Anke Mebold -- Ch. 30. Bringing movies into the home: distribution strategies for 17.5 mm film (1903-08) / Martina Roepke -- pt. VII. Practices: Distribution into the future -- Ch. 31. 'Avant-guerre' and the international avant-garde. Circulation and programming of early films in the European avant-garde programs in the 1920s and 1930s / Ansje van Beusekom -- Ch. 32. imagination of wireless distribution / Wanda Stranven -- Ch. 33. Les films impossibles on les possibilitiés du cinéma / Viva Paci -- Ch. 34. Any ID? Building a database out of the Jean Desmet archive / Rixt Jonkman -- Ch. 35. Des fragments des premiers temps à l'esthétique de la ruine / André Habib -- Conclusion: Distribuer les films on distribuer les rôles? / Francois Jost -- Afterthoughts: Beyond distribution: some thoughts on the future of archival films / Giovanna Fossati and Nanna Verhoeff.
Language notes Essays in English and French.
Other author Kessler, Frank, 1957-
Verhoeff, Nanna.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Motion pictures -- Distribution.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780861966813 (electronic bk.)
0861966813 (electronic bk.)
9780861969371 (electronic bk.)
0861969375 (electronic bk.)