by [Nederlandsche Filmliga]. Menno Ter Braak, Joris Ivens, L. J. Jordaan, Henrik Scholte, and Constant Van Wessem
Amsterdam: J. Clausen, 1928. First edition. Paper wrappers. Somewhat fragile with edges darkening, wrappers detached on #3 & #4, with some edgewear to #3, #6 torn at front lower corners with loss, but marginally, with no loss to text, and dampstain to upper margin, wrappers to #7 & #9 are beginning to separate; still quite good or better despite the fragile paper stock, clean, generally uncreased with little soiling. Extremely hard to locate in any condition.. Illus. with b/w photos. Sm. 4to. [12 1/2 in. x 9 3/4 in.]. Six issues of the avant-garde and contentious film periodical from the Netherlands film society (see Celine Linssen, Hans Schoots, Tom Gunning's: "Het gaat om de film!: een nieuwe geschiedenis van de Nederlandsche Filmliga, 1927-1933.") #3 undated, but 1927; others dated Dec. 1927 (#4), Feb, 1928 (#6 & #7), March (#8), and April (#9). Discussion with some illustrations cover Walter Ruttmann, Opus 2, 3 en 4, James Cruze: Jazz; Calude Autant Lara, F. W. Murnau: Nosferatu; Sergei Eisenstein: Strike, Russian Cinema, Hans Richter, J. C Mol, Max Reichmann, Iwan Mosjoukine: Le Brasier Ardent, Germain Dulac: Invitation en Voyage; Robert Wiene: Raskolnokov, Moskou: de Stad als Organisme. Scarce. OCLC and RLIN list no original copies, just the 1982 reprints; but one copy is in the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (National Library of the Netherlands). (Inventory #: 21542)
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