sinecine ISSN: 1309-5838

Silent Period Turkish Cinema History (1895-1922)


Sessiz Dönem Türk Sinema Tarihi [Silent Period Turkish Cinema History] (1895-1922) by Ali Özuyar is the most comprehensive monograph published so far on early cinema in the Ottoman Empire. This review introduces the content of the book, points out its place in the literature, and re ects on some critical ideas.