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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Over the next three years, DeMille directed the twenty-nine features on which his
early reputation was based. Made for the Lasky Company, and later Famous
Players- Lasky, these films were closely tied to their theatrical sources and the ...
Cecil B. DeMille recognized this, and when Triangle collapsed he cast her in Don
't Change Your Husband (1919), the first of his sex-obsessed postwar
melodramas.70 DeMille realized that he had found an average American girl
who could ...
34-39. 36. Higham, Cecil B. DeMille, p. 31, claims the film was sold for $43,000,
but Birchard, using materials at the DeMille estate, shows a "net producer profit"
of $244,700. "Diamond Jubilee." p. 39. Ram- saye, A Million and One Nights, pp.
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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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