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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The cost of Foolish Wives, an unusual "special jewel feature," made that same
year, was thirty times this amount (see tables 4.2 and 4.3). Despite the
tremendous differences in scale between the production of The Way Back and
Foolish Wives ...
They were shown a lengthy cut of Foolish Wives (variously given as 24 reels or
17,000 feet) and issued a statement that allowed Laemmle to headline, months
before the film's official release, "Censors Approve 'Foolish Wives.' " But as the ...
But the financial failure of Foolish Wives, and increasing production problems on
his next film, Merry-Go- Bound (1923), moved Universal's new production head,
Irving Thalberg, to fire von Stroheim midway through production. That a studio ...
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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