Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-222) and index.
Filmography: p. 187-210.
getting around the subject
1895-1902: first attempts to make nature films
1903-1906: nature and wildlife films take-and make use of-form
1907-1910: exploring borderlines
1911-1921: concern for nature preservation
1922-1928: higher quality and different conventions
"This book examines wilderness filming from all angles. Topics include beginnings of film itself, first attempts at nature and expedition filming, technical developments of the period involving cameras and lenses, and the role film has played in wilderness preservation. The individual contributions of major figures are discussed, and a registry includes information about nature films from the period"--Provided by publisher.