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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After this version was previewed in another small town, two weak sequences
were excised, and the film went into general release at 10, 157 feet.81 The
director most taken with the preview idea was probably D. W. Griffith, who
considered it ...
D. W. Griffith On his death in 1948, D. W. Griffith was eulogized by James Agee
as the one irreplaceable creator of film art: "He achieved what no other known
man has ever achieved. To watch his work is like being witness to the beginning
Edward Wagenknecht and Anthony Slide, The Films of D. W. Griffith (New York:
Crown, 1975). See Slide's essay on A Romance of Happy Valley (p. 106) and
John Belton's on True Heart Susie (pp. 119-120). 7. See Richard Schickel, D. W.
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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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