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 a 1918 popularity poll conducted by Motion Picture Magazine, the six top stars
on the list — Mary Pickford, Marguerite Clark, Douglas Fairbanks, Harold
Lockwood, William S. Hart, and Wallace Reid — were all under contract to Zukor.
Mary Pickford Of the three greatest stars of the early cinema — Pickford,
Fairbanks, and Chaplin — Mary Pickford remains the most elusive for modern
audiences. Not only are her films generally difficult to see, but what image
remains of ...
It is, for instance, the only example of a Pickford poster illustrated in Robert
VVindeler's biography Sweetheart: The Story of Mary Pickford. 13. Wagenknecht,
The Movies in the Age of Innocence, p. 158. Se also James Card, 'The Films of
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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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