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Author Jones, Janna.

Title The past is a moving picture : preserving the twentieth century on film / Janna Jones
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 194 pages)
Contents Part I. Archives in Formation: 1. What to show the world; 2. Accessibility, authenticity, and anxiety; 3. Film preservation 1993: orphans and the culture wars -- Part II. Archival Techne: 4. The archive at the end of the century: discipline, excess, and access; 5. Film restoration: a new way of seeing film history
Summary An analysis of how U.S. archivists have not only preserved the history of cinema and the history of the twentieth century, but shaped it as well
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-190) and index
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Subject History in motion pictures.
History, Modern -- 20th century -- Historiography.
Motion picture film -- Preservation.
Motion pictures in historiography.
Motion pictures -- Archival resources.
Motion pictures -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813043662 (electronic bk.)
9780813043661 (electronic bk.)