The Resource The survival of American silent feature films, 1912-1929, by David Pierce

The survival of American silent feature films, 1912-1929, by David Pierce

Label
The survival of American silent feature films, 1912-1929
Title
The survival of American silent feature films, 1912-1929
Statement of responsibility
by David Pierce
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
BUF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pierce, David
Dewey number
791.43
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TR886.3
LC item number
.P54 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Council on Library and Information Resources
  • Library of Congress
  • National Film Preservation Board (U.S.)
Series statement
CLIR publication
Series volume
no. 158
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion picture film
  • Silent films
  • Motion picture film collections
  • Lost films
  • Feature films
  • Feature films
  • Lost films
  • Motion picture film collections
  • Motion picture film
  • Silent films
  • United States
Label
The survival of American silent feature films, 1912-1929, by David Pierce
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Commissioned for and sponsored by the National Film Preservation Board."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / James H. Billington -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- The silent film era comes to an end -- Overview of what has been lost -- Evolving views of silent cinema -- The cultural loss -- The cinematic loss -- Methodology, definitions, and scope of this study -- Purpose of this study -- Definition of an American silent feature film -- Historical period of study -- Sources of data -- Findings -- Most American silent feature films are lost -- Not all surviving films are complete -- Films survive in different formats -- The preferred edition is the 35mm domestic-release version -- Many films survive only in small-gauge formats -- Summary of surviving film elements -- Source of the surviving copies -- Studios -- Independent producers -- Stars and directors -- Private collectors -- Films surviving only in foreign archives -- Foreign distribution -- American films recovered from foreign archives -- Identification and repatriation -- The likelihood of future discoveries -- Additional considerations -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Appendix: FIAF Archives reporting holdings of American silent feature films
Control code
866899356
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 63 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations, color graphs.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)866899356
Label
The survival of American silent feature films, 1912-1929, by David Pierce
Publication
Note
"Commissioned for and sponsored by the National Film Preservation Board."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / James H. Billington -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- The silent film era comes to an end -- Overview of what has been lost -- Evolving views of silent cinema -- The cultural loss -- The cinematic loss -- Methodology, definitions, and scope of this study -- Purpose of this study -- Definition of an American silent feature film -- Historical period of study -- Sources of data -- Findings -- Most American silent feature films are lost -- Not all surviving films are complete -- Films survive in different formats -- The preferred edition is the 35mm domestic-release version -- Many films survive only in small-gauge formats -- Summary of surviving film elements -- Source of the surviving copies -- Studios -- Independent producers -- Stars and directors -- Private collectors -- Films surviving only in foreign archives -- Foreign distribution -- American films recovered from foreign archives -- Identification and repatriation -- The likelihood of future discoveries -- Additional considerations -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Appendix: FIAF Archives reporting holdings of American silent feature films
Control code
866899356
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 63 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations, color graphs.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)866899356

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