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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Cameraman Alvin Wyckoff cranks the Pathe camera with his right hand while
operating the panning crank with his left. Director Cecil B. DeMille and
screenwriter Jeanie MacPherson look on at right. The cranking speed is arbitrary.
tests on "a ...
But most drifted in and out of various jobs, hoping, especially before unionization
began to offer a modicum of job security, for a decent run of steady employment.
50 Hal Mohr recalled that free-lance cameramen "used to haunt the studios" in ...
Newsreel editors met this problem by keeping a core group of cameramen on
staff in various cities for regular assignments — beauty pageants, parades, road
races — and supplementing their footage with material supplied by as many as ...
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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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