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George Spoor, George Kleine, and the Rise of the Nickelodeon

Michael Glover Smith and Adam Selzer

in Flickering Empire: How Chicago Invented the U.S. Film Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174497
eISBN:
9780231850797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174497.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the role of George Spoor, George Kleine, and the Nickelodeon in the development of Chicago's film industry. Spoor had a theatrical background that made him a natural for the ... More


L’Affair Buñuel

Robert Sitton

in Lady in the Dark: Iris Barry and the Art of Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165785
eISBN:
9780231537148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165785.003.0029
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Nelson Rockefeller's Office of Inter-American Affairs (OIAA) sought to disseminate the Good Neighbor policy on Latin America through an exchange of films. Iris Barry was tasked with finding experts ... More


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