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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Table 3.3 Growth in Invested Capital 1921-1930 (Unit: $1,000) Source: The
Motion Picture Industry (Poor's Analytical Services, 1932), reprinted in Howard T.
Lewis, The Motion Picture Industry (New York: Van Nostrand, 1933), p. 24.
Going to the Movies 1. L. C. Moen, "Statistics of the Motion Picture Industry," MPN
, 2 December 1922, p. 2772. Another 17 percent went for shorts and 15 percent
for music. 2. Harold Franklin, "Theatre Management," SMPE 33 (April 1928), p.
See Cooper-Hewitt lamps Mersereau, Violet, 3 Mesmer, Otto, 171, 172, 174
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation (MGM), 20, 38, 64, 102, 238, 324
and ... See Film industry Motion picture magazines, 193-195 Motion Picture
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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