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Alien Art: Encounters with Otherworldly Places and Inter-medial Spaces

Ulrike Küchler

Ulrike Küchler is a PhD Candidate at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. Her teaching and research focus on art and artificial life in science fiction and on the relation between aesthetics and new media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alien Imaginations : Science Fiction and Tales of Transnationalism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The protagonists in science fiction and transnational literature are travelers and alien figures who explore alternative places and thus comprehend familiar spaces more thoroughly. The protagonists’ journeys are frequently initiated...

Back From the Back

Edward McPherson

Edward McPherson is a writer in New York City., Buster Keaton is his first book. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Buster Keaton : Tempest in a Flat Hat

Faber & Faber, 2011

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...I sometimes wonder if the world will ever seem as carefree and exciting a place as it did to us in Hollywood during 1919 and the early twenties. We were all young, the air in southern California was like wine. Our business was also young...

L’Inferno

Bryony Dixon

Bryony Dixon is Curator at the BFI National Archive where she is responsible for the collections of silent film. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Silent Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2011

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...Almost all of the elements of early film exhibition, and the direction cinema would take next, could be hung off this one film. A pirate version, made by the Helios company just outside Rome, of Dante’s L’Inferno, and one of the earliest...

Up Through the Ranks

Edward McPherson

Edward McPherson is a writer in New York City., Buster Keaton is his first book. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Buster Keaton : Tempest in a Flat Hat

Faber & Faber, 2011

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...Roscoe loved all the world, and the whole world loved him in those days.Keaton & Samuels, p. 95.Keaton & Samuels, p. 95.Perhaps the most notable – and in the end enduring – feature of Buster’s debut was his costume. On the day he met his...

Early Cinema

Eric Smoodin

Eric Smoodin is Professor of American Studies and Cinema Studies, University of California, Davis, CA, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Introduction The first quarter-century of cinema, from around 1895 to 1918, established the template for the films that came after while also being fundamentally different from them. During this period, various national cinemas produced...

Le Cirque Cumeeky

Edward McPherson

Edward McPherson is a writer in New York City., Buster Keaton is his first book. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Buster Keaton : Tempest in a Flat Hat

Faber & Faber, 2011

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...Not long ago a friend asked me what was the greatest pleasure I got from spending my whole life as an actor. There have been so many that I had to think about that for a moment. Then I said, ‘Like everyone else, I like to be with a happy...

Les Hôtes de l’air (Glimpses of Bird Life)

Bryony Dixon

Bryony Dixon is Curator at the BFI National Archive where she is responsible for the collections of silent film. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Silent Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2011

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...Natural history films don’t get a high profile in any but the most comprehensive film histories, but they should, for these are some of the most painstaking and rewarding of all film-making efforts. Sometimes taking years to make...

The Birth of a Flower

Bryony Dixon

Bryony Dixon is Curator at the BFI National Archive where she is responsible for the collections of silent film. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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100 Silent Films : BFI Screen Guides

British Film Institute, 2011

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...The Birth of a Flower has been in continuous distribution since it was released in 1910. This is unusual, particularly in a market (science and nature film) that thrives on improving on past productions. Take a look on the ubiquitous...

Cabiria

Italian Cinema from the Silent Screen to the Digital Image

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Widely regarded as the most important Italian film of the silent era, Cabiria (1914) tells two alternating stories that intersect near the film’s end. The first is the history of the Second Punic War (218–201 BC) between Rome and Carthage...

The early years: Madrid and Paris (1909–29)

Luis Buñuel : A Life in Letters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...To two classmates [Zaragoza, 1909] Tomorrow, at three o’clock, I’ll be waiting for you both in the alley at the Faculty. If you don’t come, you’ll be sorry. Luis Buñuel Spa Ans, AB/588; RLB 60 f Diego and Fernando Madrazo, pupils...