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Alice Guy Blaché : cinema pioneer / edited by Joan Simon ; with contributions by Jane Gaines ... [et al.]
New Haven : Yale University Press ; New York : in association with Whitney Museum of American Art, c2009
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 4th Floor  PN1998.3.G89 A45 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Guy, Alice, 1873-1968 -- Criticism and interpretation
Guy, Alice, 1873-1968 -- Exhibitions
Subject(s) Women motion picture producers and directors
Physical Description xx, 148 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Note Published on the occasion of the exhibition Alice Guy Blaché: Cinema Pioneer at the Whitney Museum of American Art, organized by Joan Simon. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York November 6, 2009-January 24, 2010
"This book celebrates the achievements of Alice Guy Blaché (1873-1968), the first woman motion-picture director, producer, and studio owner" --from book jacket
Includes bibliographical references (p. [132]-136), filmography (p. [137]-141) and index
Contents The great adventure: Alice Guy Blaché, cinema pioneer / Joan Simon -- The sage femme of early cinema / Alan Williams -- Madame Blaché in America: director, producer, studio owner / Alison McMahan -- Madame Blaché's maternal melodrama: New love and the old (1912) / Jane Gaines -- The wages of feminism: Alice Guy Blaché and her late feature films / Charles Musser -- Wonderment--seeing the world through the eyes of Alice Guy Blaché / Kim Tomadjoglou -- Key events and dates: Alice Guy Blaché / Alison McMahan
Alternate Author Simon, Joan, 1949-
Gaines, Jane, 1946-
Whitney Museum of American Art

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