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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Yet their influence in shaping audiences' perceptions of nonfiction material may
have been significant.4 The Serial Serials, newsreels, animation, and short
comedies are, by comparison, much more accessible today, although few
Top serial directors George B. Seitz and Spencer Bennett (holding script) flank
their co-star, Edna Murphy. The camera is a Wilart, an American-made all-metal
copy of the Pathe. serial produced for Hearst, became the most famous of early ...
Grace Cunard, who wrote her own films, had previously appeared as a traditional
, active heroine in serials such as The Broken Coin (1915). By 1916 such "
unladylike" behavior was out of fashion and needed considerable dramatic ...
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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