Pioneer of the Silent Screen (Screen Classics)
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In recent years, technology has given films of the silent era and their creators a second life as new processes have eased their restoration and distribution. Among the films benefitting from these developments are the works of director Albert Capellani (1874-1931), whose oeuvre was instrumental in the development of cinema in the early 1900s and whose contributions rival those of D. W. Griffith. For the first time in English, Christine Leteux's essential biography of Capellani offers a detaile.
University Press of Kentucky, 9780813166438, 224pp.
Publication Date: December 10, 2015
About the Author
Christine Leteux is the author of Albert Capellani: Cineaste du Romanesque. She has translated a number of works, including Kevin Brownlow's The Parade's Gone By, Napoleon: Abel Gance's Classic Film, and How It Happened Here, and also worked as a researcher for the documentary Natan.