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By Alison McMahan

Alice man BlachT (1873-1968), the world's first girl filmmaker, was once one of many key figures within the improvement of narrative movie. From 1896 to 1920 she directed four hundred movies (including over a hundred synchronized sound films), produced thousands extra, and used to be the first--and to this point the only--woman to possess and run her personal studio plant (The Solax Studio in fortress Lee, NJ, 1910-1914). even though, her position in movie heritage was once thoroughly forgotten until eventually her personal memoirs have been released in 1976. This new publication tells her existence tale and fills in lots of gaps left through the memoirs. man BlachT's existence and occupation reflected momentous adjustments within the movie undefined, and the lengthy time-span and sheer quantity of her output makes her motion pictures a fertile territory for the applying of recent theories of cinema historical past, the advance of movie narrative, and feminist movie concept. The publication presents an in depth research of the only hundred man BlachT movies that continue to exist, and within the method rewrites early cinema history.

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