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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His comedy positioned a realistic character in situations that took time to develop;
their comedy, while more than simple slapstick, was certainly gag-based and far
more dependent on stereotypes and conventions. Audiences now began to see ...
By custom side-whiskers and stove-pipe hats have come to be recognized as the
badge of the official goat of the comedy. Just as a white lawn dress and curls are
the sign of the heroine in drama. "32 When Chaplin began adding a note of ...
With Chaplin appearing on screen so infrequently in the twenties, Arbuckle gone,
and Keaton s films often losing money, Lloyd became not only the most popular
comedian but the greatest box- office attraction of the period.37 There is ...
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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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