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The Sounds of Early Cinema


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  • Library Binding: 344 pages
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press (3 Oct. 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 025333988X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0253339881
  • Product Dimensions: 15.5 x 2.8 x 23.5 cm
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About the Author

Richard Abel is Ellis and Nell Levitt Professor of English at Drake University, where he teaches cinema/media/cultural studies. His most recent book is The Red Rooster Scare: Making Cinema American, 1900-1910 (California, 1999), which was a finalist for the Kraszna-Krausz Moving Image Book Award. Currently he is editing the Routledge Encyclopedia of Early Cinema.Rick Altman is Professor of Cinema and Comparative Literature at the University of Iowa. After publishing Film/Genre (British Film Institute, 1999), which won the SCS Katherine Singer Kovacs award, he edited a special issue of IRIS 27 (Spring 1999) on the "State of Sound Studies." His current projects include a book on the silent cinema soundscape, a DVD devoted to illustrated song slides, and performances by his troupe, The Living Nickelodeon.


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