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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Eric Clarke, "An Exhibitor's Problems in 1925," SMPE 23 (October 1925), p. 46;
Lewis M. Townsend, "Problems of a Projectionist," SMPE 25 (May 1926), p. 79 (
also in American Projectionist, June 1926, p. 6); Clarke, "An Exhibitor's Problems
34. A complete discussion of talking pictures can be found in volume four of this
series. 2. C. E. K. Mees, "History of Professional Black-and-White Motion-Picture
Film," SMPE, October 1954, p. 134; Brownlow, The Parade's Gone By .... p. 213.
(Part I)," SMPE, October 1982, pp. 936-937; Roscoe C. Hubbard, "Printing Motion
Picture Film," SMPE 28 (October 1926), p. 252; Lescarboura, Behind the Motion
Picture Screen, pp. 210-214; Gregory, Motion Picture Photography, p. 172 ...
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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