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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As his operation expanded, Ince learned to delegate more and more authority to
his staff and ultimately retreated from the specific writing, directing, and even
editing functions, although he maintained careful supervision of each of these ...
an artist 'infinitely superior either to Griffith or to Cecil B. DeMille," at least
according to the French film historians Maurice Bardeche and Robert Brasillach:
By the end of the war Ince was more famous than Griffith. Delluc compared him to
The vehicle for this was Hart's own pinto pony, Fritz, whom he acquired soon after
he joined Thomas H. Ince and the New York Motion Picture Company in 1914.
Hart was an established legitimate actor, a man who had been acclaimed on ...
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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