[ Percy Nash, pioneering British film director. ] Nash's own volume of newspaper cuttings, including reports of his work in Italy for Tiber Films.

Percy Nash [ Percy Cromwell Nash ] (1869-1958), pioneering British film director and dramatist [ Tiber Films, Italy; Marie Corelli ]
Publication details: 
Mainly English. Between 1916 and 1926.
SKU: 17795

In a 28 x 22 cm album, with 'PREMIER PRESS SERVICE' label on cover, also carrying 'PERCY NASH, Esq' in manuscript. Cuttings and album in fair condition, lightly aged and worn. Of the 55 cuttings, 28 are laid down in the album, with the other 27 loosely inserted, some of the latter backed with card, and others with labels of Durrant's and other cuttings agencies. Publications include: Star; South Wales Echo; Era; Stage; Glasgow Citizen; Nottinghamshire Guardian; Yarmouth Independent; Bioscope; Evening News; Sunday Express; Aberdeen Evening Gazette; Daily Telegraph; Kinematograph Weekly. Included are a long article, with portrait, from the Film Renter & Moving Picture News, 2 July 1921, titled 'A British Producer in Italy. Percy Nash on "Doing as the Romans do."' Also a letter on quotas by Nash (as President of the British Association of Film Directors') to the Daily Telegraph , 16 February 1926, with title 'KIlled by Economic Causes'. Also a page in the Bioscope, 12 October 1916, with two illustrations, and title: 'Miss Marie Corelli's "Temporal Power." Mr. Percy Nash's splendid work for "Tiber Films." Review of L.I.F.T. Co.'s Trade Show.' With another full-page article, from the Cinema, 12 October 1916: '"Temporal Power" Magnificently Filmed. L.I.F.T. scores great success with Marie Corelli's interesting novel.'