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Stephen Schaefer's Hollywood & Mine

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

“FUN CITY CINEMA: New York City and the Movies That Made It” is Jason Bailey's authoritative, deeply researched visual history of 100 years of filmmaking in NYC .
Author Jason Bailey
If France invented the movies , it was New York and Thomas Edison's East Coast hub that saw the movies grow from a novelty to primitive shorts to features. Along the way, a little over a century ago, filmmakers fled to LA - better weather and an escape from the lawsuits of the Edison Trust - for a scenic wonderland where there were few people and where a filmmaker could in an hour's drive find various...
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