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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Mathis did hire some of Hollywood's finest directors in an effort to improve the
quality of Goldwyn releases — Marshall Neilan, King Vidor, and Erich von
Stroheim — but catastrophic problems with Greed and Ben-Hur demonstrated
how weak ...
King Vidor Much work remains to be done on the small regional film centers that
grew up within the United States in the teens and early twenties. Far from the
main production centers in New York and Hollywood, or even Chicago, movie-
Its moral agenda recalls the sermonizing of a director like Lois Weber, and
Vidor's seriousness of purpose was ... King Vidor and cameraman John Boyle
observe the problems of an assistant director on the Wild Oranges location, 1924.
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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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