1. “London-born Hollywood film pioneer, Al Christie, finally receives recognition in new book by Western University lecturer”
– Al Christie, a forgotten film pioneer from London, is the focus of a new biography by Mark Kearney.
– The book highlights Christie’s 30-year career in Hollywood, where he made the first comedy film in 1911 and became a well-respected producer and director.
2. “Uncovering the forgotten legacy of Al Christie: London’s Hollywood film pioneer”
– Mark Kearney’s new book brings attention to Al Christie, a long-forgotten film pioneer from London.
– Kearney spent 20 years researching Christie’s life and career, interviewing historians, visiting museums, and even watching 40 of Christie’s films at a silent film museum.