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Cameras into the wild : a history of early wildlife and expedition filmmaking, 1895-1928 / Palle B. Petterson.

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Author/Creator:
Petterson, Palle B., 1967-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • vii, 228 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-222) and index. Filmography: p. 187-210.
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • 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
  • Conclusion.
Summary:
"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.
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ISBN:
9780786461660
0786461667

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