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WOMEN IN SILENT CINEMA: HISTORIES OF FAME AND FATE. Annette Forster. Amsterdam University Press, 2016. Distributed in the U.S.A. by University of Chicago Press. 572 pp. with 20 ills. 23 x 15 cm. ISBN 9789089647191 In English.
Publisher's description: This magisterial book offers one of the most comprehensive accounts yet of the place of women in silent film in Europe. Annette Furster presents a careful assessment of the long career of Dutch stage and film actress Adrienne Solser; an exploration of the careers of French actress Musidora and Canadian actress Nell Shipman; an analysis of the interaction between the popular stage and early cinema and the role of women in both realms; fresh insights into Dutch comedy of the silent era; and much more, all grounded in a wealth of archival research.
Indexing: Video/Film/Performance
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 173302
Hardcover $149.00    

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