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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Preface /n 1976 the Royal Film Archive of Belgium asked 203 critics from around
the world to name the most important American films of all time. Hundreds of titles
were nominated, but of the top ten vote-getters, 80 percent were silent feature ...
An article included in the pressbook for one of Paramount's 1923 releases
confronts this situation rather bluntly: Not long ago a big picture company put out
a 24-sheet which met with the approval of all the art critics, professional and
Warmly received by critics but generally ignored by audiences, it was later
suppressed by Pickford, who hated the film, hated Lubitsch, and hated the whole
experience of working with the man. Pickford had expected to be well served by ...
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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