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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His energy went into a string of complaints to Paramount executives and a
doomed attempt to promote Carol Dempster. His last silent films are his weakest.
By 1926 he had already lived too long. ' Thomas H. Ince By 1915 Thomas H. Ince
an artist "infinitely superior either to Griffith or to Cecil B. DeMille," at least
according to the French film historians Maurice Bardeche and Robert Brasillach:
By the end of the war Ince was more famous than Griffith. Delluc compared him to
The vehicle for this was Hart's own pinto pony, Fritz, whom he acquired soon after
he joined Thomas H. Ince and the New York Motion Picture Company in 1914.
Hart was an established legitimate actor, a man who had been acclaimed on ...
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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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