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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76 Controlling this tempo was ultimately the job of the director, who would elicit a
performance in one of two very different ways. As Gloria Swanson put it: There's
the director who allows the actor to give his own interpretation of a part, and ...
subjects for Mutual, however, and often assisted the prominent stage director
John Emerson. Griffith's method of working soon became von Stroheim's model,
and under "the master" he worked on Intolerance and Hearts of the World.
George Folsey, cinematographer David Garber, art director Lee Garmes,
cinematographer Tay Garnett, director Burnett Guffey, cinematographer Irving
Heitzner, cinematographer Harold Henderson, location scout H. R. Hough,
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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