Kevin Brownlow - Performing Arts - 1990 - 579 pages
Looks at how silent films dealt with social issues, including drug abuse, alcoholism, crime, racism, abortion, prostitution, disease, and poverty
Kevin Brownlow - Performing Arts - 1996 - 809 pages
Kevin Brownlow was originally approached by David Lean to assist him with his autobiography. On Lean's death in 1989, Brownlow turned his many hours of conversation and ...
Ethan Mordden - Performing Arts - 1990 - 301 pages
Examines the most influential and controversial films and film stars of the 1960s, their reflection on the changing society of the time, and their influence on the relationship ...
Walter Kerr - Fiction - 1975 - 372 pages
A retrospective analysis of the work of such stars as Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, Harry Langdon, and Laurel and Hardy.
James Card - Performing Arts - 1994 - 319 pages
Looks at the history of silent films and includes profiles of Cecil B. DeMille, Josef von Sternberg, King Vidor, Monta Bell, and silent actors
Kevin Brownlow, Robert Cushman - 1999 - 256 pages
Rare period photographs, production shots, and film stills--many never before published--celebrate the life and career of silent-film star Mary Pickford, in an illustrated ...
Frank T. Thompson - 1996 - 298 pages
Provides story lines, production notes, and reviews for twenty-seven silent films, which due to lack of film preservation, have no viewable prints available