Film serials and the American cinema, 1910-1940 : operational detection

Before the advent of television, cinema offered serialised films as a source of weekly entertainment. This book traces the history from the days of silent screen heroines to the sound era's daring adventure serials, unearthing a thriving film culture beyond the self-contained feature. Through e...

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Main Author: Brasch, Ilka
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam Amsterdam University Press 2018, [2018]©2018
Series:Film culture in transition
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Operational Detection; 6. Sound Serials: Media Contingency in the 1930s; 7. Conclusion: Telefilm, Cross-Media Migration, and the Demise of the Film Serial; Index of Names; Index of Film Titles; Index of Subjects
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes