Author:Simmon, Scott


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The Films of D.W. Griffith

By: Simmon, Scott

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge/New York, Cambridge University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15971

ISBN: 0-521-38128-2

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj

[nice tight clean copy (review copy, with publisher's slip laid in), no discernible wear; jacket slightly faded at spine, otherwise unblemished]. (Cambridge Film Classics) Series (B&W photographs) The book "serves as an introduction to, and a cultural argument for, the work of the first widely acknowledged master filmmaker. Situating D.W. Griffith within film history and American studies, [the author] addresses Griffith's competing reputations as a genius of cinematic form and a retrograde purveyor of reactionary and racist tales." There is of course an extended discussion of THE BIR... View more info