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D.W. Griffith: the years at Biograph. Robert M. Henderson.

Author/Creator:
Henderson, Robert M.
Publication:
New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux [1970]
Format/Description:
Book
[12], 250 pages, [16] p. of plates illustrations, facsimile, portrait 22 cm
Subjects:
Griffith, D. W. (David Wark), 1875-1948.
Biograph Company.
Local subjects:
Biography Company. (search)
Contents:
I. The background:
The movies from 1890 to 1908
Colonel Griffith's son.

II. 1908: the beginning:
The Adventures of Dollie
The Biograph camera
Griffith's first contract.

III. 1909: Cuddebackville:
Mary Pickford
Cuddebackville
Pippa Passes and lighting.
IV. 1910: California:
First California studio
Cuddebackville again.
V. 1911: The two-reeler:
California, second trip
Enoch Arden in two reels
Lionel Barrymore
Cuddebackville and three cameras.
VI. 1912-1913: spectacle; Griffith leaves Biograph:
Lillian and Dorothy Gish
Mary Pickford leaves Biograph
1913, the final year
Judith of Bethulia, four reels
Griffith leaves Biograph.

VII. Conclusions.
Notes:
Red and white decorated endpapers.
Filmography: p. [193]-215.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-189) and index.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 3 has dustjacket retained.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 3 has review from Variety dated 1-18-89 laid in.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 3 is "First printing, 1970".
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 3 has marginal marks.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1-3)
Penn Chronology:
1970
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
90581
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