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First published in 1991, a second edition of an account of the prehistory and early years of the cinema. Considers the relationship between film and photography, and claims that cinematography was a result of nineteenth century capitalism.
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...it confronts, head on, the most basic questions of the aesthetics, economics, technology and ideology of cinema.
...not only is the book a careful study of early British cinema but it is equally an important explosion of what it means to write film history.
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Book Description Routledge, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110710003196
Book Description Routledge, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0710003196