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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Much more important was the change in comic persona affected by Harold Lloyd
in 1917-1918. Abandoning his clownish "Lonesome Luke" character, Lloyd
suddenly appeared as a middle-class white-collar worker whose only comic prop
A decade later, a very different trade ad shows Lloyd as head of his own
corporation (Film Daily Yearbook of Motion Pictures [192,5], p. 6). tions. Roach
and Sennett were in direct competition for supremacy. HAROLD LLOYD pi'MiUc'i!
by THL ...
Lloyd Morris, Not So Long Ago (New York: Random House, 1949), discusses the
era entirely in terms of radio, the ... In addition to the works by Dardis and
Schickel already cited, see Adam Reilly, Harold Lloyd: The King of Daredevil
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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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