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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At this point the industry moved to disassociate itself from the Board, which had
become a lightning rod for Chase, Craft, and all the other pro-censorship forces.
Despite the Supreme Court's decision in the Mutual case, the Board continued to
Far from limiting his powers to the scandal and to censorship problems, Hays
would serve as front man for the industry on a range of issues. But he needed to
quell these disturbances before he could deal with matters of industry finance, ...
Feldman, The National Board of Censorship, p. 67. 15. Rosenbloom, "Between
Reform and Regulation," pp. 316-318. 16. Feldman, The National Board of
Censorship, pp. 84-85. 17. Richard Randall, Censorship of the Movies (Madison:
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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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