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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When asked about their favorite actors, the boys predictably voted for action and
Western stars (Fairbanks was on top), while the girls supported romantic heroes (
Valentino). But Wallace Reid came in second on both lists, unique in his ability ...
33 Wallace Reid Wallace Reid was the final heir to the "Arrow Collar" tradition of
motion-picture stardom, which from the earliest years of features had dominated
the American screen. The Motion Picture magazine's 1914 popularity poll found ...
DeWitt Bodeen, "Wallace Reid," Films in Review, April 1966, pp. 205-230. 37.
Lasky, / Blow My Own Horn, pp. 112-114. 38. "Popular Players Contest," Morion
Picture Magazine, August 1916; Eleanor Wardall. "Wallace Reid at Home."
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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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