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264 pages
9 x 6 inches
Exeter Studies in Film History
University of Exeter Press
Hardback (February 2016)
ISBN-13 9780859898904
ISBN-10 0859898903
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Modern History
Theater, Film and Dance
Cecil Hepworth and the Rise of the British Film Industry 1899-1911
by Simon Brown
This book offers an industrial, economic and aesthetic history of the early years of the British film industry from 1899-1911, through a case study of one of the most celebrated pioneer film makers, Cecil show more
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Simon Brown is Associate Professor in Film and Television at Kingston University. His main areas of research are early cinema, British cinema, colour cinematography and contemporary American television. show more
   table of contents


List of Illustrations and Tables

Film Production and the Hepworth Manufacturing Company Ltd (HMC)

Hepworth, Film Sales and the Rise of the Renter

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'Rich with historical context, Brown's book builds on the foundations laid down by the likes of John Barnes and Rachel Low, and more recent elucidations by scholars such as Luke McKernan (whose recent book, show more
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