Before Hollywood emerged as the center of cinema, the American Film Company was one of the fledgling movie industry's most successful studios, with production facilities in Santa Barbara and business offices in Chicago. This book, Silent Era Filmmaking in Santa Barbara,
is filled with incredible photos documenting the sets, stars and characters of the era that author Robert S. Birchard selected from his personal collection.
- By Robert S. Birchard
- Softcover, 127 pages.
- A volume from Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series.
Love Santa Barbara history? Check out Stone Architecture in Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara in Vintage Postcards, too!