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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something that was not the case in cinematography or editing, where an
apprenticeship system developed. It was not uncommon for the ill-trained
graduates of "projection schools" to find themselves alone in a booth with no idea
of how to put ...
Jack Cohn had footage taken of a New York City subway explosion at 8:30 a.m.
developed and printed during the morning and onscreen at Broadway houses by
noon.15 But some felt that this situation fostered inefficient duplication of staffs ...
Swanson, however, resisted being developed by Sennett as "a second Mabel
Normand. " She broke with Sennett and abandoned the comedies on which her
small reputation was entirely based.69 In 1918 a reporter for the Motion Picture ...
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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