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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The spring crop of oats was harvested, and on 18 June ground was broken for
Universal City. William Horsley was put in charge of construction, and by the
autumn of 1914 the western part of the lot had been leveled for stages and
Visiting a set during the opening-day festivities at Universal City, 15 March 1915.
Directors Otis Turner and William Worthington; studio general manager Isidore
Bernstein; executives Pat Powers, Carl Laemmle, and R. H. Cochrane; Western ...
at Universal, 86-89, 236, 251-253 and von Stroheim firing, 236, 253 Thanhouser,
Edwin, 5 Thanhouser Film Corp., 64, 101 ... 79 United Artists Theatre Circuit, 80
Universal camera, 146 Universal Chain Theaters, 89 Universal City (Calif.) ...
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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