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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5 In 1924, Photoplay magazine again polled fans on their favorites, while the Film
Daily polled exhibitors on their top box-office attractions. The results show an
interesting discrepancy between stated preferences and actual support:6 ...
207-212, quoted in Garth Jowett, Film: The Democratic Art (Boston: Little, Brown,
1976), p. 46. ... The Film Daily's estimate that 60 percent of exhibitors were
changing weekly at this time appears unsubstantiated (Film Daily, 23 January
295 DeMille films, 228 directors, 231, 246 financial management and production
cost control by, 92, 110, 113, 116 ... 173 Fenin, George, 290 Ferguson, Elsie, 227
Fields, W. C., 104, 179, 312 Fifth Avenue Cinema (N.Y.), 209 Film Daily ...
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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