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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"Chaplin Signs with Exhibitors' Circuit," MPW, 14 July 1917; Hampton, A History
of the Movies, p. 180. The number of films to be delivered under this contract was
later renegotiated. 21. Hampton, A History of the Movies, pp. 195-196; Adolph ...
34. A complete discussion of talking pictures can be found in volume four of this
series. 2. C. E. K. Mees, "History of Professional Black-and-White Motion-Picture
Film," SMPE, October 1954, p. 134; Brownlow, The Parade's Gone By .... p. 213.
New City: Historical Society of Rockland County, 1982. Sharp, Dennis. The
Picture Palace and Other Ruildings for the Movies. New York: Praeger, 1969.
Sheehan, Perley Poore. Hollywood as a World Center. Hollywood: Hollywood
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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