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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In 1915 Wid Gunning published Wid's Films and Film Folks, which became Wid's
Daily in 1918. Carrying no advertising, the paper sold itself on the strength of
Gunning's enthusiastic and purportedly unbiased reviews. 'Tell em this is Bill's ...
207-212, quoted in Garth Jowett, Film: The Democratic Art (Boston: Little, Brown,
1976), p. 46. ... The Film Daily's estimate that 60 percent of exhibitors were
changing weekly at this time appears unsubstantiated (Film Daily, 23 January
295 DeMille films, 228 directors, 231, 246 financial management and production
cost control by, 92, 1 10, 1 13, 1 16 ... J 73 Fenin, George, 290 Ferguson, Elsie,
227 Fields, W. C., 104, 179, 312 Fifth Avenue Cinema (N.Y. ), 209 Film Daily ...
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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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