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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Some historians, especially Benjamin Hampton, have claimed that the essential
concept of United Artists was actually brought to Abrams by a young associate of
his at Paramount, B. P. Schulberg, to whom he agreed to give half of his share if ...
United Artists members also needed to raise production money in advance, and
they attempted, with little initial success, to get it from the theater owners
themselves. Fearing a possible takeover attempt, the four partners refused to go
794; Tino Balio, United Artists: The Company Built by the Stars (Madison:
University of Wisconsin Press, 1976), pp. 3-5; Charles Chaplin, My
Autobiography (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1964), pp. 221-222; Mary
Pickford. Sunshine and ...
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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