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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Cameraman Alvin Wyckoff cranks the Pathe camera with his right hand while
operating the panning crank with his left. Director Cecil B. DeMille and
screenwriter Jeanie MacPherson look on at right. The cranking speed is arbitrary.
tests on "a ...
But most drifted in and out of various jobs, hoping, especially before unionization
began to offer a modicum of job security, for a decent run of steady employment.
50 Hal Mohr recalled that free-lance cameramen "used to haunt the studios" in ...
Newsreel editors met this problem by keeping a core group of cameramen on
staff in various cities for regular assignments — beauty pageants, parades, road
races — and supplementing their footage with material supplied by as many as ...
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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