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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Much more important was the change in comic persona affected by Harold Lloyd
in 1917-1918. Abandoning his clownish "Lonesome Luke" character, Lloyd
suddenly appeared as a middle-class white-collar worker whose only comic prop
Thomas Meighan 6. Norma Talmadge 7. Harold Lloyd 8. Tom Mix Film Daily 1.
Harold Lloyd 2. Gloria Swanson 3. Tom Mix 4. Thomas Meighan 5. Norma
Talmadge 6. Corinne Griffith Rudolph Valentino 7. Douglas Fairbanks 8. Colleen
Harold Lloyd Harold Lloyd was not only the most popular comedian of the 1920s
but, by the close of the silent era, the biggest ... and surpassed even Chaplin over
the long run, since there was always at least one new Lloyd feature each year.
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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