Hollywood on Lake Michigan
100+ Years of Chicago and the MovieseBook - 2013
Ranging from the dawn of the silent era to today's blockbusters and independent films, this revamped second edition chronicles the significant contributions by Chicago and Chicagoans to more than a century of American filmmaking. Among the Windy City's unique honors in this history are the development of film technology by early major players Essanay Film Manufacturing Company and the Selig Polyscope Company; the first African American?owned and operated film studios; the birthplace of gore flicks; the origination and growth of movie palaces; and the importance of the Second City, Goodman, and.
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2013
Edition: 2nd ed
Characteristics: 1 online resource (354 pages)