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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Cecil B. DeMiUe Cecil B. DeMille arrived in Los Angeles on 20 December 1913.
He was the newly appointed director general of the Jesse L. Lasky Feature Play
Company and was traveling with the firm's entire production unit. The journey ...
Over the next three years, DeMille directed the twenty-nine features on which his
early reputation was based. Made for the Lasky Company, and later Famous
Players- Lasky, these films were closely tied to their theatrical sources and the ...
24-31. 33. Maurice Tourneur, "Meeting the Public Demands," Shadowhind. May
1920. p. 46. 34. Dorothy Nutting, "Monsieur Tourneur," Photoplay, July 1918, p.
55; Geltzer, "Maurice Tourneur." 35. See Charles Higham, Cecil B. DeMille (New
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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