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Jason Grant McKahan <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 25 May 2007 13:56:20 -0400
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Dear Scott:

You might look at Charlie Musser's current course syllabus on the Hollywood 

Jason McKahan
Florida State University

At 03:17 PM 5/24/2007, Scott Hutchins wrote:
>I was wondering if anyone knows of any novels about early cinema that are 
>from the period when such films were new.  I recently read L. Frank Baum's 
>_Aunt Jane's Nieces Out West_, which is partly a fictional account of the 
>film scene in 1914, but mainly about a man falsely accused of being a 
>jewel thief.  By the end I felt I'd learned more about pearls than an 
>early response to the film scene by someone who was both an insider and an 
>outsider at the very time he wrote the book.  Can anyone think of other 
>examples of this sort of fiction?
>Sent via the WebMail system at
>Learn to speak like a film/TV professor! Listen to the ScreenLex

Jason Grant McKahan
Doctoral Candidate and Adjunct Instructor
College of Communication
College of Motion Picture, Television and Recording Arts
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL  32306-2664
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