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This magisterial book offers comprehensive accounts of the professional itineraries of three women in the silent film in the Netherlands, France and North America. Annette Förster presents a careful assessment of the long career of Dutch stage and film actress Adriënne Solser; an exploration of the stage and screen careers of French actress and filmmaker Musidora and Canadian-born actress and filmmaker Nell Shipman; an analysis of the interaction between the popular stage and the silent cinema from the perspective of women at work in both realms; fresh insights into Dutch stage and screen comedy, the French revue and the American Northwest drama of the 1910s; and much more, all grounded in a wealth of archival research.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Half-Title Page, Series Page, Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Table of Contents
  2. pp. 5-8
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 9-22
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  1. Part I - Adriënne Solser
  1. Adriënne Solser on the Dutch Popular Stage
  2. pp. 23-72
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  1. Adriënne Solser and the Dutch Silent Cinema
  2. pp. 73-134
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  1. Part II - Musidora
  1. Musidora on the French Popular Stage
  2. pp. 135-168
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  1. Musidora and the French Silent Cinema
  2. pp. 169-280
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  1. Part III - Nell Shipman
  1. Nell Shipman on the American Popular Stage
  2. pp. 281-304
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  1. Nell Shipman and the American Silent Cinema
  2. pp. 305-426
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  1. In Conclusion
  2. pp. 427-430
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. pp. 431-432
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 433-526
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  1. Career Overviews
  2. pp. 527-538
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. pp. 539-542
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  1. Illustration Credits
  2. pp. 543-544
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 545-560
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789048524518
Related ISBN(s)
9789089647191, 9789462989955
MARC Record
OCLC
1163637857
Pages
572
Launched on MUSE
2020-07-08
Language
English
Open Access
Yes

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