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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Her contributions to the film were widely acknowledged, and a few critics took
pains to note the characteristic elements of mysticism that had crept into the
adaptation.65 Mathis, Ingram, and Valentino then made The Conquering Power,
Mathis did take a hand in cutting von Stroheim's Greed, which she had personally
approved for production, but her suggestions were bypassed in the final version.
66 What occupied most of her time was the protracted filming of Ben-Hur (1926) ...
Robinson Locke Collection, New York Public Library, June Mathis file; June
Mathis, "Tapping the Thought Wireless," MPW, 21 July 1917, p. 409. 65. Hampton
, A History of the Movies, p. 310. "The spiritualistic element, absent from the book,
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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