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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repeated by other first-run houses across the country, and with a maximum of
sixty- five prints being struck for the average release, the visible wear and tear on
all circulating copies was soon quite extreme. While there were no soundtracks to
'61 Highly popular in earlier years, hand-coloring of individual frames was, after
the arrival of feature films, usually limited to brief sequences in a few selected
prints. Gustav Brock was one of the last to offer this specialty, advertising
regularly in ...
To solve these problems, Kelley joined forces with Max Handschiegl in 1926 and
began to use Handschiegl's imbibition process to produce single-coated release
prints under the name Kelley Color. But by this time the color film market was ...
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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