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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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.
"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 ...
Carl Sandburg at the Movies. Edited by Dale Fetherling and Doug Fether- ling.
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1985. Sargent, Epes Winthrop. The Technique
of the Photoplay. 2d ed. New York: Moving Picture World, 1913. Saylor, Oliver M.
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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