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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Likewise, the physical integrity of a motion-picture print was a chancy thing in the
days before the soundtrack. These two factors were seen as variables under the
control of the exhibitor, with any theater manager having the power, even the ...
Newsreels "Did you boys ever see a moving picture newspaper?" the
photographer went on. "Do you mean one telling the business, and giving news
and printing advertisements of shows?" inquired Joe. "Not exactly. I mean a
series of ...
Gregory, Motion Picture Photography, pp. 165-176; Laurence Roberts, "Cameras
and Systems: A History of Contributions from the Bell & Howell Co. (Part I),"
SMPE, October 1982, pp. 936-937; Roscoe C. Hubbard, "Printing 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