An evening's entertainment: the age of the silent feature picture, 1915-1928
The 10-volume, illustrated series considers the film industry from its early roots in the 19th century right up to 1990. It examines the development of film and the film industry, analyzing both the genres, themes and technology that defined each decade a
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Alliance Films Corporation was a loosely knit grouping of minor independent
producers, among them the Masterpiece Film Company and the Oz Film
Company (Frank Baum's operation, which that week was offering The New
Wizard of Oz).
In 1913 he became one of the original partners in the Jesse L. Lasky Feature
Play Company. Goldfish was in charge of the financial end of the new concern,
which soon became one of the most successful early feature producers. When it ...
See Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Motion Picture Acting (book),
97 Motion Picture Classic (publication), 193, 195. 298 Motion Picture Distributing
and Sales Company, 63 Motion Picture Empire (book), 94 Motion Picture Herald
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These are the initial three volumes in a projected ten-volume series, scheduled for completion in 1993, which explores American cinema through the 1980s. Musser, who teaches film studies at NYU and ... Read full review