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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The product of Zukor's Famous Players Film Company, as well as that of the
Jesse Lasky Feature Play Company, constituted the bulk of those features then
available on the open market (VLSE, Fox, and some others were handling their
Three years later, analysts at Forbes pointed to Famous Players-Lasky as one
firm that had nearly eliminated this problem. They reported that Famous Players-
Lasky was generally within 2 percent of its annual production budget each year ...
... Henry B. Walthall 500 Essanay Blanche Sweet 750 Lasky Marguerite Clarke
1,250 Lasky Fannie Ward 1,200 Lasky (one picture only) Valeska Suratt 5,000
Fox Victor Moore 500 Lasky Frank Keenan 1,000 Ince (one picture) William S.
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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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