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Harry Langdon: His Life and Films, 2d ed.

William Schelly - Performing Arts - 2008 - 216 pages
A top vaudeville comedian for the first quarter of the 20th century, Harry Langdon rose from performing in Midwest traveling shows to headlining at the Palace Theatre in New ...
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Hollywood East: Louis B. Mayer and the Origins of the Studio System

Diana Altman - Performing Arts - 1992 - 302 pages
Traces the origins of the motion picture industry, describes the advantages and disadvantages of the studio system, and looks at the individuals who helped shape the business
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American silent film comedies: an illustrated encyclopedia of persons ...

Blair Miller - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 280 pages
Many movie genres developed during the silent era, but none was as lasting as comedies. Actors and actresses stood in front of crude, hand-cranked cameras and invented a style ...
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The Coming of Sound

Douglas Gomery - Performing Arts - 2004 - 224 pages
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Harold Lloyd: a bio-bibliography

Annette M. D'Agostino - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 295 pages
One of the most significant contributors to the early years of the motion picture industry, Harold Lloyd was also a shrewd businessman and became the wealthiest man in ...
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The golden age of cinema: Hollywood, 1929-1945

Richard B. Jewell - Performing Arts - 2007 - 348 pages
This comprehensive book illuminates the most fertile and exciting period in American film, a time when the studio system was at its peak and movies played a critical role in ...
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Stardust and Shadows: Canadians in Early Hollywood

Charles Foster - Performing Arts - 2000 - 408 pages
A Hollywood insider brings together the stories of 18 Canadians who were celebrities during Hollywoods formative years.
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