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Robert Goldstein and The Spirit of '76

By: Slide, Anthony, ed.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Metuchen NJ/London, The Scarecrow Press, Inc.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24704

ISBN: 0-8108-2674-7

Condition: Fine in Fine dj


[beautiful, as-new book, with no discernible wear to either book or jacket]. (Filmmakers, no. 34) Series (B&W photographs) The remarkable and ultimately tragic story of Robert Goldstein, the first and only American citizen who was ever imprisoned for the crime of producing a film -- a patriotic film, at that, an historical drama set during the American Revolution, in which (surprise!) the British were depicted as the bad guys. Unfortunately for Mr. Goldstein, his epic (the creation of which had been inspired by D.W. Griffith's THE BIRTH OF A NATION, for which his costume-supply business had f... View more info

Image for Filmfront; a reprint edition annotated by Anthony Slide

Filmfront; a reprint edition annotated by Anthony Slide

By: Slide, Anthony, ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Metuchen NJ/London, The Scarecrow Press, Inc.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23178

ISBN: 0-8108-1849-3

Condition: Fine


(no dust jacket, as issued) [nice clean as-new copy]. A reprint of all five issues of Filmfront, a radical film journal published by the Film and Photo League in late 1934 and early 1935. (NOTE that this was originally a mimeographed publication, and has not been reprinted here in facsimile form, but has rather been re-typed, with additional historical annotations.) The introduction is by David Platt, who joined the Film and Photo League in 1931. View more info