Possible Candidates for Scholarly Voice-overs
plantation economists from Peggy's list
Ben Singer, author of Melodrama and Modernity: Early Cinema and the Social Contexts of Sensationalism (Columbia U Press, September 1999)
he also has some articles on silent cinema (can we track those down?)
Paul Young, when parallel editing moves to the abstract
from Birth of a Nation to Intolerance
Matthew Bernstein, when does his book on segregated cinema come out?