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The Resource Networks of entertainment : early film distribution 1895-1915, edited by Frank Kessler and Nanna Verhoeff

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

Label
Networks of entertainment : early film distribution 1895-1915
Title
Networks of entertainment
Title remainder
early film distribution 1895-1915
Statement of responsibility
edited by Frank Kessler and Nanna Verhoeff
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
This collection of essays explores the complex issue of film distribution from the invention of cinema into the 1910s. From regional distribution networks to international marketing strategies, these essays discuss the intriguing question of how films came to meet their audiences
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
791.4309
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Essays in English and French
LC call number
PN1993.5.A1
LC item number
N48 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Kessler, Frank
  • Verhoeff, Nanna
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  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
Label
Networks of entertainment : early film distribution 1895-1915, edited by Frank Kessler and Nanna Verhoeff
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
123114132
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 344 pages
Isbn
9780861966813
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008428115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)123114132
Label
Networks of entertainment : early film distribution 1895-1915, edited by Frank Kessler and Nanna Verhoeff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
123114132
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 344 pages
Isbn
9780861966813
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008428115
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)123114132

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