Thanhouser Films: An Encyclopedia and History
by Q. David Bowers
Thanhouser Films: An Encyclopedia and History, the most complete study ever done of an early American motion picture company,
is now available
ONLINE at no charge.
with the cooperation and support from the Library of Congress,
it includes a
narrative history of the company from 1909 to 1918, augmented by hundreds of reviews,
biographies, photographs, magazine advertisements, illustrations and film clips from the
activities of the Thanhouser film enterprise.
Collected from public archives, private collections, family photo albums, and trade
publications of the day, this extensive compilation of materials provides a new and unique
perspective of Thanhouser as one of the pioneers in the early film industry. The text was
researched and written by noted historian Q. David Bowers, with a foreword by film
historian Anthony Slide. Developed with modern computer technology, this easy-to-use
research tool sets a new standard for its depth of content of an American motion picture
studio from the silent era, and is intended for use by film scholars, researchers, and
and click user interface
Intuitive navigation, easy to use
access to command usage
full-text search capabilities
access to over 3,000 topics
|ü Keyword index command
indexes for Narrative History, Filmography and
Annotation, and Copy commands
tools for serious research
printing of any topic
gallery with text captions
images by searching captions
.TIF and .BMP images
quality images for scholary reports
on Microsoft Windows, requires Intel 486 or higher
CPU, 8MB Memory and 13 MB free disk space.
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