The Bible on silent film : spectacle, story and scripture in the early cinema / David J. Shepherd.
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|Subject:||Bible > In motion pictures.
Bible films > History and criticism.
Silent films > Religious aspects.
- ISBN: 110749737X (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 9781107497375 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, 2013.
|General Note:|| Description based on print version record.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Machine generated contents note: Preface; 1. 'Like one of the prophets of old': passions and cameos; 2. 'See this great sight': spectacle and miracle; 3. 'That my wonders may be multiplied': Blackton and elaboration; 4. 'How are the mighty fallen': Feuillade and tragedy; 5. 'All the country wept aloud': Andre;ani and melodrama; 6. 'The top of it reached to heaven' -- Griffith, analogy and scale; 7. 'She came close to his bed' -- vamps and other leading ladies; 8. 'But Pharaoh hardened his heart': Exodus and Egypt; 9. 'The end of these wonders?': The triumph of spectacle; Afterword.
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version record.