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The King of the Movies: Film Pioneer Siegmund Lubin

By: Eckhardt, Joseph P.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Madison/Teaneck NJ/London, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press / Associated University Presses: (c.1997)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14865

ISBN: 0-8386-3728-0

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice clean book, no discernible wear; jacket shows minor wrinkling along top edge, faint surface handling wear]. (B&W photographs) "That immigrant Jews had a profound impact on the growth of American cinema is well known and has been the subject of much scholarship. But America's first Jewish movie mogul, Siegmund Lubin of Philadelphia, has never been closely studied. Drawing upon contemporary accounts and interviews with Lubin's surviving family, friends, and employees, this work details the life and career of the once-famous 'Pop' Lubin. It also seeks to explore the complex personal... View more info