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Author Gaycken, Oliver.
Title Devices of curiosity [electronic resource] : early cinema and popular science / Oliver Gaycken.
Publication Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]



Descript xii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Prologue: Where did these scorpions come from? -- "Revealing nature's closest secrets": F. Martin Duncan's popular-science films at the Charles Urban Trading Company -- Juggling flies and gravid plants: F. Percy Smith's early popular-science films -- "A drama unites them in a fight to the death": the flourishing of popular-science films in France, 1909-1914 -- A modern cabinet of curiosities: George Kleine's collection of popular-science films -- Popular science and crime melodrama: Louis Feuillade and the serial -- Conclusion: Round and round: from the somersaulting monkey to "bug workout".
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ISBN 9780199860685 (cloth)
9780199860708 (pbk.)
9780199860692 (ebook)
9780190235987 (online version)
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Author Gaycken, Oliver.
Subject Science in motion pictures.
Science films -- History and criticism.
Motion pictures in science.
Descript xii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Prologue: Where did these scorpions come from? -- "Revealing nature's closest secrets": F. Martin Duncan's popular-science films at the Charles Urban Trading Company -- Juggling flies and gravid plants: F. Percy Smith's early popular-science films -- "A drama unites them in a fight to the death": the flourishing of popular-science films in France, 1909-1914 -- A modern cabinet of curiosities: George Kleine's collection of popular-science films -- Popular science and crime melodrama: Louis Feuillade and the serial -- Conclusion: Round and round: from the somersaulting monkey to "bug workout".
Note .
ISBN 9780199860685 (cloth)
9780199860708 (pbk.)
9780199860692 (ebook)
9780190235987 (online version)
Author Gaycken, Oliver.
Subject Science in motion pictures.
Science films -- History and criticism.
Motion pictures in science.

Subject Science in motion pictures.
Science films -- History and criticism.
Motion pictures in science.
Descript xii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Prologue: Where did these scorpions come from? -- "Revealing nature's closest secrets": F. Martin Duncan's popular-science films at the Charles Urban Trading Company -- Juggling flies and gravid plants: F. Percy Smith's early popular-science films -- "A drama unites them in a fight to the death": the flourishing of popular-science films in France, 1909-1914 -- A modern cabinet of curiosities: George Kleine's collection of popular-science films -- Popular science and crime melodrama: Louis Feuillade and the serial -- Conclusion: Round and round: from the somersaulting monkey to "bug workout".
Note .
ISBN 9780199860685 (cloth)
9780199860708 (pbk.)
9780199860692 (ebook)
9780190235987 (online version)

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