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Author McGreevey, Tom.

Title Our movie heritage / Tom McGreevey, Joanne L. Yeck.

Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [1997]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  778.580973 MCGR    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 184 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 29 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-174) and index.
Contents Foreword / Leonard Maltin -- Ch. 1. Our Vanishing Cinematic Past -- Ch. 2. Saving the Movies: America's Most Popular Art Form -- Ch. 3. The Library of Congress: America's First Film Archive -- Ch. 4. Iris Barry's Legacy -- Ch. 5. The Hollywood Studios and Preservation -- Ch. 6. Other Friends of Preservation -- Ch. 7. How Films Are Preserved and Restored -- Ch. 8. What to Save? -- Ch. 9. Our Movie Heritage: The Second Hundred Years.
Summary Our Movie Heritage is a highly readable and informative view of the world of film preservation, showing the work being done to save our national treasure trove of film history. Full of tales of discovery and rescue, the book is an urgent plea for preservation. Our Movie Heritage describes the race against time currently under way in both the public and private sectors in order to salvage what is left in vaults, theaters, and private collections. The book explains the basics of film preservation, covering the who, what, when, where, and how of the field, with top archivists and film restoration experts expressing their concerns and hopes for the future of movies.
Other author Yeck, Joanne Louise.
Subject Motion picture film -- Preservation -- United States.
ISBN 0813524318 (alk. paper)