In 1914, the Edison Company filmed The Wolfe at Bat Cave, not far from Asheville, From then until 1921 when The Conquest of Canaan, set in Asheville, was released, numerous silent films were shot in Asheville and vicinity. How delightful it is to have a book with pictures of playbills, movie scenes and personalities to illuminate the silent era in films made in Western North Carolina. Frank Thompson has produced, written, and directed several documentaries and written many books. He lives in Asheville.
Asheville, North Carolina: Men with Wings Press, 2017. 104 pages with an Index, Notes and replete with photos. Oversized paperback