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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In a 1918 popularity poll conducted by Motion Picture Magazine, the six top stars
on the list — Mary Pickford, Marguerite Clark, Douglas Fairbanks, Harold
Lockwood, William S. Hart, and Wallace Reid — were all under contract to Zukor.
33 Wallace Reid Wallace Reid was the final heir to the "Arrow Collar" tradition of
motion-picture stardom, which from the earliest years of features had dominated
the American screen. The Motion Picture magazine's 1914 popularity poll found ...
The hearty, good-natured American values that he projected made him the first
successful link between the romantic traditions of Valentino and Wallace Reid.
Clark Gable, whose early career crossed Gilbert's more than once, would inherit
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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