Book Description: The long awaited, vastly expanded update to the 1990 groundbreaking classic edition used in universities worldwide. Features the pioneering female filmmakers that transformed movies behind the scenes since 1896. A perennial edition. Now in two volumes. Volume I : 1890's - 1950's with a ForeWord by Judith Crist (https://www.createspace.com/3361906) Volume II : 1960's - 2010 with a ForeWord by Jeanine Basinger.