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ERIC Number: ED069117
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Oct-20
Pages: 184
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The American Film Heritage; Impressions from the American Film Institute Archives.
Shales, Tom; And Others
The American Film Institute has an archive which presently contains more than 9,000 films, many of them rare. The articles in this volume are based on some of the films in the collection. Among the topics of these essays are: pioneers like D. W. Griffith and Thomas H. Ince, treatment of blacks and Indians in films, development of the techniques that brought sound and color to the movies, little-known filmmakers like William Beaudine, Val Lewton, and William de Mille, and movies such as "The Mystery of the Wax Museum,""Mission to Moscow,""Penrod and Sam," and "High Sierra." (JK)
Acropolis Books, Colortone Building, 2400 17th Street, N. W. Courtyard, Washington, D. C. 20009 ($4.95 paperback)
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