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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Given this situation, actors and actresses needed to work with their directors to
create a new style of performance directly for the silent screen, a style that had no
real precedent and would change dramatically with the coming of "talkies" after ...
One special problem of silent-screen acting was the need to accommodate the
over-speeding of projection, which was the inevitable fate of every projected "
performance." Milton Sills acknowledged this in the entry on" Motion Picture
Abbott, P. M., 139, 157 Abrams, Hiram, 78 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and
Sciences, 315-317 awards, 316-317, 324 founders, 316 Thalberg award, 253
Acting and actors, 130-134, 336 n. 16 accommodation to talkies, 312 from
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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