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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She directed a few films after 1921, was divorced and remarried, and seems to
have suffered some form of nervous breakdown. Poor management of her real-
estate holdings depleted her fortune in the early 1930s, and when she died in
Over the next three years, DeMille directed the twenty-nine features on which his
early reputation was based. Made for the Lasky Company, and later Famous
Players- Lasky, these films were closely tied to their theatrical sources and the ...
Don G. Malkames, "Early Projector Mechanisms," SMPE, October 1957, p. 628;
David S. Hulfish, Motion Picture Work (Chicago: American School of
Correspondence, 1913), pp. 225-240 (this book appeared in an earlier two-
volume edition in ...
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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