KINtop Studies in Early Cinema

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  1. A Million Pictures
    Slides for the magic or optical lantern were a major tool for knowledge transfer in the second half of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Schools, universities, the church and many public and private institutions all over the... Learn More
    Published: 31st May 2019
    Paperback | £24.99
  2. Nordisk Films Kompagni 1906-1924, Volume 5
    Nordisk Films Kompagni 1906–1924: The Rise and Fall of the Polar Bear is the first comprehensive study of the Danish film company, Nordisk Films Kompagni, in the silent era. Based on archival research, primarily in the company’s... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2017
    Paperback | £22.99
  3. The Komedi Bioscoop, KINtop 4
    The Komedi Bioscoop traces the emergence of a local culture of movie-going in the Netherlands Indies (present-day Indonesia) from 1896 until the First World War in 1914. It outlines the introduction of the new technology by independent... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2016
    Paperback | £31.00
  4. Screen Culture and the Social Question, 1880-1914, KINtop 3
    Public performances using the magic or optical lantern became a prominent part of the social fabric of the late 19th century. Drawing on a rich variety of primary sources, Screen Culture and the Social Question, 1880-1914 investigates... Learn More
    Published: 20th January 2014
    Paperback | £17.99
  5. Importing Asta Nielsen, KINtop 2
    Danish silent film actress Asta Nielsen became a brand name in movie houses around the globe in the early 1900s. Known simply as "The Asta," she exhibited both a subtle eroticism and a naturalistic style in her performances, which... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2013
    Paperback | £31.00
  6. Early Cinema Today, KINtop 1
    Invented in the 1890s and premiered in Paris by the Lumière brothers, the cinematograph along with Louis Le Prince's single-lens camera projector are considered by film historians to be the precursors to modern-day motion picture... Learn More
    Published: 11th January 2012
    Paperback | £21.99