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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... in fact, the usual camera speed at this time, but investigations by Kevin
Brownlow and David Gill demonstrate otherwise. In preparing dozens of different
silent films for their Thames Television series Hollywood, Brownlow and Gill
30. Maurice Tourneur, "Stylization in Motion Picture Direction," Motion Picture
Magazine, September 1918, p. 101. 31. For a discussion of this sequence, see
Kevin Brownlow's article on The Wishing Ring in The American Film Heritage, pp.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1985. Brooks, Louise. Lulu in Hollywood.
New York: Knopf, 1982. Brown, Karl. Adventures with D. W. Griffith. Edited by
Kevin Brownlow. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1973. Brownlow, Kevin.
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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