- Series: Contributions to the Study of Popular Culture
- Hardcover: 192 pages
- Publisher: Greenwood; First Edition edition (September 30, 1996)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0313299455
- ISBN-13: 978-0313299452
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 4 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,060,493 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Lois Weber: The Director Who Lost Her Way in History (Contributions to the Study of Popular Culture) First Edition Edition
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Slide has written a very professional study of one of the great directors of the silent screen....Most useful to the researchers in film and in the history of ideas.
About the Author
ANTHONY SLIDE is the author or editor of more than 50 books on the history of popular entertainment. His works include Early American Cinema, The Films of D.W. Griffith (co-authored with Edward Wagenknecht), The American Film Industry: A Historical Dictionary (Greenwood, 1986), Nitrate Won't Wait: A History of Film Preservation in the United States, and The Encyclopedia of Vaudeville (Greenwood, 1994). His interest in women in film dates back to 1977, when he published Early Women Directors. He edited The Memoirs of Alice Guy Blache, and in 1993, he wrote, co-produced, and directed the feature-length documentary The Silent Feminists: America's First Women Directors. In 1990, Slide was awarded an honorary doctorate of letters by Bowling Green University.