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, Ingram, and Valentino then made The Conquering Power, an adaptation
of Balzac's Eugenie Grandet, but Valentino soon quarreled with his director and
aligned himself with Mathis, with whom he shared an interest in the occult.
Mathis did take a hand in cutting von Stroheim's Greed, which she had personally
approved for production, but her suggestions were bypassed in the final version.
66 What occupied most of her time was the protracted filming of Ben-Hur (1926) ...
Robinson Locke Collection, New York Public Library, June Mathis file; June
Mathis, "Tapping the Thought Wireless," MPW, 21 July 1917, p. 409. 65. Hampton
, A History of the Movies, p. 310. "The spiritualistic element, absent from the book,
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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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