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Author Jura, Jean-Jacques, 1950-

Title Balboa films : a history and filmography of the silent film studio / by Jean-Jacques Jura and Rodney Norman Bardin II ; with assistance in research for the filmography by Claudine Burnett
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©1999
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 292 pages) : illustrations
Contents Prologue: Setting the Stage -- 1893-1913: The Early Years -- "Lights, Camera, Action -- Long Beach" -- Early Studios in California -- The Edison Outpost -- Something Ventured, Something Gained -- The Inheritance -- The Sea Wolf's Bite -- The Fruits of Loyalty and Troubleshooting -- 1913-1918: An Innovative and Productive Studio -- Timeline of the Balboa Amusement Producing Company -- Long Beach: Home of the Stars and Headline Stories -- The Mystery Man, Director Extraordinaire -- Major Stars and Their Box Office Hits -- Henry King -- Jackie Saunders -- Ruth Roland -- Daniel Gilfether -- Mollie McConnell -- Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle -- Baby Marie Osborne -- 1918-1925: The Beginning of the End -- Acts of God: World War I and the Long Beach Oil Strike -- The Changing of Hands -- Epilogue: Back to the Future -- Filmography of Long Beach Studios
Bibliography "Filmography of Long Beach studios": pages 193-270
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-273) and index
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Subject Balboa (Firm) -- History
Balboa (Firm)
Balboa Firma
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Media & Communications.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Telecommunications.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bardin, Rodney Norman, 1957-
ISBN 1476609012