Before the Nickelodeon

Before the Nickelodeon
Author : Charles Musser
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Total Pages : 591
Release : 1991-01-01
ISBN 10 : 0520069862
ISBN 13 : 9780520069862
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


"The most important book on early American cinema yet to appear. At once a compelling biography and a fundamentally new view of a major cultural phenomenon, it offers fresh perspectives on the development of twentieth-century American society."--Robert Sklar, author of Movie-Made America

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