An Evening's Entertainment: The Age of the Silent Feature Picture, 1915-1928, Volume 3
Scribner, 1990 - Performing Arts - 395 pages
V. 1. The emergence of cinema : the American screen to 1907 / Charles Musser -- v. 2. The transformation of cinema, 1907-1915 / Eileen Bowser -- v. 3. An evening's entertainment : the age of the silent feature picture, 1915-1928 / Richard Koszarski -- v. 4. The talkies : American cinema's transition to sound, 1926-1931 / Donald Crafton -- v. 5. Grand design : Hollywood as a modern business enterprise, 1930-1939 / Tino Balio -- v. 6. Boom and bust : the American cinema in the 1940s / Thomas Schatz -- v. 7. Transforming the screen, 1950-1959 / Peter Lev -- v. 8. The sixties, 1960-1969 / Paul Monaco -- v. 9. Lost illusions : American cinema in the shadow of Watergate and Vietnam, 1970-1979 / David A. Cook -- v. 10. A new pot of gold : Hollywood under the electronic rainbow, 1980-1989 / Stephen Prince.
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Their boss, Carl Laemmle, was about to leave for the West Coast to open the
company's vast new studio, to be called Universal City. Bundled up against the
chill air, Laemmle arrived at the terminal in the tonneau of a flashy touring car,
part of ...
Like Fox's operation, the studio run by Carl Laemmle was highly successful in
serving the needs of small exhibitors in the pre-1925 period. Westerns,
melodramas, and short comedies, spiced with an occasional prestige effort,
made the ...
18-21; "Laemmle on Censorship," NYDM. ... "Homer Croy Writes His Impressions
of Coast Trip for Universal Weekly and Laemmle ledger," Universal Weekly, 20
March 1915, p. 8. ... 8; "Carl Laemmle Opens Universal City," Universal Weekly.
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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
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