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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New York boosterism reached a peak soon after, when Barron's predicted that "
the motion picture business of the next decade will be mostly in sight of the tower
of the Woolworth building" — a piece of advice that its readers would have done
John Baxter, The Hollywood Exiles (New York: Taplinger, 1976), pp. 19-53; Karl
Struss, "Dramatic- Cinematography," SMPE 34 (April 1928), p. 317. 59. Projection
through colored filters was also sometimes employed, but this was essentially ...
Breaking into the Movies. New York: McCann, 1921. Ernst, Morris L., and Pare
Lorentz. Censored: The Private Life of the Movies. New York: Cape and Smith,
1930. Esenwein, J. B., and Arthur Leeds. Writing the Photoplay. Springfield, Mass
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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