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Policing Cinema: Movies and Censorship in Early-Twentieth-Century America

 
 
 
 
Policing Cinema: Movies and Censorship in Early-Twentieth-Century America
Author: Lee Grieveson
ISBN 13: 9780520239661
ISBN 10: 520239660
Edition: N/A
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: 2004-05-24
Format: Paperback
Pages: 361
List Price: $34.95
 
 

"This book restores my interest in the study of early cinema because it breaks important new ground and provides fresh and compelling perspectives. Grieveson demonstrates his mastery of this material in a way that is almost unprecedented and completely exemplary."—Charles Musser, author of The Emergence of Cinema: The American Screen to 1907 (History of American Cinema, Vol. 1)

"Policing Cinema is an outstanding piece of scholarship, easily the best book on early motion picture regulation and one whose argument about evolving definitions of cinema in the years leading up to the first World War will have a profound impact on conceptions of Hollywood 'classicism.'"—Shelley Stamp, author of Movie-Struck Girls: Women and Motion Picture Culture After the Nickelodeon