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Nitrate Won't Wait: A History of Film Preservation in the United States [*SIGNED*], Slide, Anthony

Author    Slide, Anthony

Title   Nitrate Won't Wait: A History of Film Preservation in the United States [*SIGNED*]

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Jefferson NC McFarland & Company (c.1992)

Inscription   Signed by Author

Seller ID   23494

(no dj, as issued) [faint external handling wear only]. (B&W photographs) INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the ffep: "For ____ ____ - / Preserve these films! - / Very best wishes, / Anthony Slide / 10/7/04." "This is a factual account of the history of film preservation in the United States," states the author, "but it is also a highly opinionated volume." At a time when terms like "preservation" and "restoration" have come into common usage, yet are often mis-used or misunderstood, this volume provides valuable insight into the technical, legal, aesthetic, financial and political complexities of moving image preservation. Appendices: Members of FIAF; Major U.S. Noncommercial Film Archives; Major Non-U.S. Commercial Film and Video Libraries; Major U.S. Commercial and Stock Footage Libraries; Subject Guide to U.S. Films Preserved in U.S. Archives; Recommendation for the Safeguarding and Preservation of Moving Images [adopted by UNESCO, 1980]; Restoring Josef von Sternberg's THE SAGA OF ANATAHAN; The Scandinavian Way (a discussion of the work of the film archives of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland--"a model which could, and should, be followed by film archives throughout the world"). Bibliographies: General Works; Technical Works; Colorization and the National Film Preservation Board; Specific Projects. Signed by Author

Film Preservation Film Archives American Film Institute Library Of Congress Museum Of Modern Art Josef Von Sternberg Film Collectors Signed

Price = 50.00 USD



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