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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Mary Pickford and Charles Chaplin were then both releasing through First
National and would have fallen under the control of Zukor if the deal had gone
through. Chaplin appeared before the executive committee to ask for an increase
in his ...
Seldes is correct in singling out the Keystone films for launching Chaplin's
worldwide popularity, but his own affection for the Sennett knockabout style,
wistfully compared to the commedia dell'arte throughout his essay, seems to
blind him to ...
13 The Gold Rush was revered for its humanity, for its studied mixture of pathos,
drama, and slapstick, and for its very existence as the latest example of Chaplin's
art. By 1925 what Chaplin was doing pretty much defined the highest aspiration ...
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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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