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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As late as December 1918 Bara was listed ninth in a popularity contest
conducted by Motion Picture magazine, but the following year she parted
company with Fox, and although she made several attempts, she never
effectively revived her ...
Rudolph Valentino Rudolph Valentino has become the cultural historians' most
popular icon of silent- screen stardom, and with good reason. More than sixty
years after his death, when the face of Norma Talmadge has been forgotten and
See Theaters, picture palaces Picture Play (publication), 193 "Pinto Ben" (Hart
poem), 279 Plimpton, Horace, 163-164 Pol0, Eddie, 7, 166 Pomeroy, Roy, 316
Popularity polls. See Star system, popularity polls Popular Plays and Players, ...
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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