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 editor of American Projectionist visited the booth of a small suburban theater
in 1926 by climbing up a steep wooden ladder through an eighteen-inch trap
door. The room was nine feet square and six feet high, lined in sheet metal.
Richardson and the projectionists, it seems, were correct in their original
assessment of gradually increasing camera speeds. But the projectionists were
not content to maintain even this new standard. Implicitly agreeing with the SMPE
P. A. McGuire, "General Motors Has Nothing on Accuracy of Projector Builders,"
American Projectionist, May 1926, p. 6; Paul Perry, "Cause of Speedy Projections
," AC, March 1925, p. 7; "Some Objections to Present Methods," AC, September ...
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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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