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256 pages
9 x 6 inches
Exeter Studies in Film History
University of Exeter Press
Paperback (April 2018)
ISBN-13 9780859892964
ISBN-10 0859892964
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Hardback (August 2013)
ISBN-13 9780859898829
ISBN-10 0859898822
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Modern History
Theater, Film and Dance
Charles Urban
Pioneering the Non-Fiction Film in Britain and America, 1897 - 1925
by Luke McKernan
Charles Urban was a renowned figure in his time, and he has remained a name in film history chiefly for his development of Kinemacolor, the world's first successful natural colour moving picture system. show more
   about the author

Luke McKernan is a film historian and Lead Curator of Moving Image at the British Library. He has written widely on early film for a number of academic journals and also curates a web resource on Charles show more
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List of Illustrations
1. 'That Slick Salesman in the Silk Hat'
2. We Put the World Before You
3. The Eighth Wonder of the World
4. The Motion Picture Object Lesson for America

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'Luke McKernan's fascinating new book...'
'Luke McKernan has written a scholarly, important book on a little-known pioneer in the early documentary movement. It deserves to be widely read.'
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