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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.).
Book Book (2018.)
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm.
Publisher: San Franscisco : Chronicle Books, 2018.
4 of 7 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 7 total copies.
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  • ISBN: 1452141347 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781452141343 (alk. paper)
Summary: 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.
Target Audience:
620L Lexile.
Decoding demand: 85 (very high) Semantic demand: 89 (very high) Syntactic demand: 90 (very high) Structure demand: 87 (very high) Lexile.
Authors: Ciraolo, Simona, (illustrator.).
Citation: Rockliff, Mara. "Lights!, camera!, Alice! : the thrilling true adventures of the first woman filmmaker." San Franscisco : Chronicle Books, 2018.
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