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Fight pictures : a history of boxing and early cinema / Dan Streible.

Author/Creator:
Streible, Dan.
Publication:
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xix, 396 pages) : illustrations
Series:
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Contained In:
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
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Subjects:
Boxing films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Contents:
Preliminaries: history, prizefighting, early cinema
The sporting and theatrical syndicate: boxing pictures and the origins of cinema, 1891-1896
The Corbett-Fitzsimmons fight: women at the veriscope, 1897
Under the lights: filming ringside in the Jim Jeffries Era, 1899-1904
Fake fight films: S. Lubin of Philadelphia, 1897-1908
Fight pictures in the Nickelodeon Era: Miles Brothers of New York and San Francisco, 1905-1912
Jack Johnson films: black exhibition and white suppression, 1908-1910
Jack Johnson's decline: the prizefight film ban, 1911-1915
Bootlegging: the clandestine traffic in fight pictures, 1916-1940.
Notes:
Includes filmography (pages 291-303), bibliographical references (pages 305-367) and index
Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2010. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.
Contributor:
American Council of Learned Societies.
Publisher Number:
2027/heb.08056 hdl
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.