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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Is this a career in need of rediscovery, or did an inflated reputation simply
achieve its inevitable collapse? At the present moment, Craze's reputation is
largely bound up with that of his best-known film, The Covered Wagon (1923).
During the ...
But it was with this character that Fox's publicity identified her, and on which her
career rose and fell. As late as December 1918 Bara was listed ninth in a
popularity contest conducted by Motion Picture magazine, but the following year
103 His career was no comet. Release of The Merry Widow and The Big Parade
in 1925 firmly established his popularity as well as his value to MGM. Although
his onscreen lovemaking was as dark and passionate as Valentino's, Gilbert ...
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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