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Hollywood - The Pioneers Silent Movie Era HC/DJ 1st Ed.

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Hollywood - The Pioneers by Kevin Brownlow, Photographs Selected by John Kobal. 1979 First Edition Hardcover with Dust Jacket, A. Knopf, New York. 272 pages. If you're a pre-talking picture Hollywood movie buff, this book is for you! Here is the sudden emergence of a film colony and the personalities that formed the early film industry, camermen, directors, stars. A history of the beginning days of movie making in Hollywood, focusing on the great actors like Keaton, Chaplin Fairbanks the great directors like Griffith Raoul Walsh. Alive with the excitement of the old Hollywood, peppered with vivid cinematic and social recollections never before on record, illustrated with 300 rare photos - stills, on-the-set shots, portraits, most of them published here for the first time and reproduced from the original negatives or prints - this is a unique film history, the result of a unique collaboration. A really cool book, now OUT OF PRINT. This is a First Edition ex-library copy with the usual markings. It has a little wear but still in Very Good condition. 9" x 10 1/4" x 1"

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