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Poverty Row Studios, 1929-1940

An Illustrated History of 55 Independent Film Companies, With a Filmography for Each

by Michael R. Pitts

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cinema industry,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Telecommunications,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • California,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Reference,
  • History,
  • Los Angeles,
  • Low budget motion pictures,
  • Motion picture studios

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages542
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8139282M
    ISBN 100786423196
    ISBN 109780786423194

      A Poverty Row script might be pretty good, especially if it was a knockoff of a bigger movie, a news story, or a book to which the producers had no intention of . Republic Studios: Between Poverty Row and the Majors documents the influence and significance of this major B studio. Originally published in , this book provides a brief overview of the studio's economic structure and charts its output.

      MICHAEL R. PITTS has written or co-authored numerous books on entertainment, including Kate Smith: A Bio-Bibliography; Western Movies; Hollywood and American History; Famous Movie Detectives; Famous Movie Detectives II; Famous Movie Detectives III; Hollywood on Record; The Bible on Film; Charles Bronson; Poverty Row Studios ; The Rise /5. Hollywood's Poverty Row, – Satellite Beach, FL: Coral Reef Publications. Pitts, Michael R. (). Poverty Row Studios, – An Illustrated History of 55 Independent Film Companies, with a Filmography for Each. McFarland & Co.

    Last year after having read a book about the Poverty Row studios as research for another project, I undertook a festival of selections of these low budget titles. Many of these films that still survive are available on The Internet Archive.I downloaded more of these titles than I viewed and will re-engage this theme this year () from April 1stth. Poverty Row studios, ; an illustrated history of 55 independent film companies, with a filmography for each. (reprint, ). Motherless Mothers: How Mother Loss Shapes the .


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Poverty Row Studios, 1929-1940 by Michael R. Pitts Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book provides solid filmographies of poverty 1929-1940 book studios. active in the 30s' and good but brief histories of the studios. However Pitts omits coverage of perhaps the three most famous poverty row studios in this period: Republic, Monogram and Mascot/5(2).

This book provides solid filmographies of poverty row studios active in the 30s' and good but brief histories of the studios. However Pitts omits coverage of perhaps the three most famous poverty row studios in this period: Republic, Monogram and Mascot/5(2).

a MUST HAVE reference book. Trail Dust. Poverty row studios were low-budged Hollywood studios where independents could make movies cheaply, usually at a rented facility where shooting was limited to only a few days.

This volume provides a history of 53 Poverty Row studios, from Allied Pictures Corporation to Willis Kent : Michael R. Pitts. Poverty Row Studios, An Illustrated History 1929-1940 book 55 Independent Film Companies, with a Filmography for Each.

From the beginning of the sound era until the end of the s, independent movie-making thrived. Many of the independent studios were headquartered in a section of Hollywood called "Poverty Row.". Here the independents made movies on the cheap, usually at rented facilities where shooting was limited to only a few days.

From Allied Pictures Corporation to Willis Kent Production, 55 Poverty Row Studios are given histories in this book. Some of the studios, such as Diversion Pictures and Cresent Pictures, Author: Michael R.

Pitts. Book Review: Poverty Row Studios Posted on April 4, by bernardovillela As I mentioned on Monday, this is the book that inspired me to take a closer look at Poverty Row studios and seek out more of those films.

Poverty Row Studios, by Pitts, Michael R. Paperback available at Half Price Books® Poverty Row Studios, An Illustrated History Of 55 Independent Film Companies, With A Filmography For Each. Poverty Row Studios, An Illustrated History of 53 Independent Film Companies, with a Filmography for Each by Michael R.

Pitts (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review About this product. THE POVERTY ROW STUDIOS – their rise and fall.

Up until the time the first crack in the system appeared inthe movie business was controlled by the ‘Big Five’ major studios – MGM, Paramount, Warner Bros, RKO and Fox – and to a far lesser extent by the ‘Little Three’ majors – Universal, Columbia and United Artists. Poverty Row Studios, - - An Illustrated History of 55 Independent Film Companies, With A Filmography For Each by Michael R.

Pitts - Paperback Book () for $ from Movies & TV McFarland & Company Series - Order by Phone /5(3). Poverty Row Studios, An Illustrated History of 55 Independent Film Companies, with a Filmography for Each by Michael R. Pitts and Publisher McFarland. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN:The print version of this textbook is ISBN:Poverty row studios, an illustrated history of 53 independent film companies, with a filmography for each.

[Michael R Pitts] Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. From Allied Pictures Corporation to Willis Kent Production, 55 Poverty Row Studios are given histories in this book.

Some of the studios, such as Diversion Pictures and Cresent Pictures, came into existence for the sole purpose of releasing movies by established stars.5/5(3). Poverty Row studios, ; an illustrated history of 55 independent film companies, with a filmography for each. (reprint, ) Pitts, Michael R.

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Book Notes Review: Poverty Row Studios, An Illustrated History of 53 Independent Film Companies with a Filmography for Each by Michael Pitts James L. NeibaurAuthor: James L. Neibaur. Poverty Row Studios, An Illustrated History of 55 Independent Film Companies, with a Filmography for Each 55 Poverty Row Studios are given histories in this book.

Some of the studios, such as Diversion Pictures and Cresent Pictures, came into existence for the sole purpose of releasing movies by established stars.

The chapter continues the examination of independent filmmaking in the studio era by focusing on 'low-end independent production' that also included ethnic film production. Low-end independent production was practiced mainly by Poverty Row studios, such as Monogram and Republic, and often by extremely thinly capitalised, short-lived companies that produced and Author: Yannis Tzioumakis.

Nobody knows the Poverty Row Studios better than author Arthur Lyons, whose paperback on the subject has become something of a sensation. Art will be on hand, SATURDAY Ap to answer questions and shed light on the conditions in Hollywood during the “Row” era and how we ended up with so many of these still to be discovered atmospheric.Liberty Pictures was an American film production company of the s.

Part of Poverty Row, the company produced low-budget B pictures. It was one of two companies controlled by the producer M.H. Hoffman along with Allied Pictures. The company produced its first film in Ex-Flame, loosely based on the Victorian novel East Lynne.

There's also Michael R. Pitts' Poverty Row Studios, An Illustrated History, which gives a good potted history of 55 studios, ranging from the reasonably good to quasi-exploitation outfits. I believe Nassour Studios falls outside the years covered, but it's still a very worthwhile read if you want to know how these studios operated.