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Lights! Camera! Alice! : the thrilling true adventures of the first woman filmmaker / by Mara Rockliff ; illustrated by Simona Ciraolo.

Rockliff, Mara, (author.). Ciraolo, Simona, (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Meet Alice Guy-Blaché. She made movies--some of the very first movies, and some of the most exciting! Blow up a pirate ship? Why not? Crawl into a tiger's cage? Of course! Leap off a bridge onto a real speeding train? It will be easy! Driven by her passion for storytelling, Alice saw a potential for film that others had not seen before, allowing her to develop new narratives, new camera angles, new techniques, and to surprise her audiences again and again. With daring and vision, Alice Guy-Blaché introduced the world to a thrilling frontier of imagination and adventure, and became one of filmmaking's first and greatest innovators.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J EARLY 921 GUY-BLACHE (Text) 33892100631747 Children's Early Non-Fiction Book None 08/27/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781452141343
  • ISBN: 1452141347
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
  • Publisher: San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books LLC, [2018]

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Meet Alice Guy-Blaché. She made movies--some of the very first movies, and some of the most exciting! Blow up a pirate ship? Why not? Crawl into a tiger's cage? Of course! Leap off a bridge onto a real speeding train? It will be easy! Driven by her passion for storytelling, Alice saw a potential for film that others had not seen before, allowing her to develop new narratives, new camera angles, new techniques, and to surprise her audiences again and again. With daring and vision, Alice Guy-Blaché introduced the world to a thrilling frontier of imagination and adventure, and became one of filmmaking's first and greatest innovators.
Subject: Guy, Alice, 1873-1968 > Juvenile literature.
Women motion picture producers and directors > France > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women motion picture producers and directors > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women screenwriters > France > Juvenile literature.
Women screenwriters > United States > Juvenile literature.
Guy, Alice, 1873-1968.
Women motion picture producers and directors > France > Biography.
Women screenwriters > United States > France.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > People & Places > United States > General.
Women motion picture producers and directors > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women screenwriters > Juvenile literature.
Women motion picture producers and directors.
Women screenwriters.
Genre: Nonfiction.
Picture books.
Biographies.

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