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 figure rose to fifteen the following year, but this was still not enough to keep
the lights burning in the Goldwyn exchange system. Mathis did hire some of
Hollywood's finest directors in an effort to improve the quality of Goldwyn
Samuel Goldwyn In a neglected 1956 monograph, Richard Griffith, then curator
of the Museum of Modern Art Film Library, laid out the case for Samuel Goldwyn
as an overlooked auteur. Griffith argued that Goldwyn's hand was clearly visible
Although George Bernard Shaw once quipped that he wouldn't sign with
Goldwyn because Goldwyn cared only about art, whereas Shaw cared only
about money, Goldwyn's twenties productions in fact seldom attained the artistic.
He took ...
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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