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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something that was not the case in cinematography or editing, where an
apprenticeship system developed. It was not uncommon for the ill-trained
graduates of "projection schools" to find themselves alone in a booth with no idea
of how to put ...
The character of "the little tramp" is fully developed, his pantomimic gestures are
displayed with elegance and ease, and the working-class milieu is forcefully
presented. Classic Chaplin began to appear in the bittersweet climax of The
Swanson, however, resisted being developed by Sennett as "a second Mabel
Normand." She broke with Sennett and abandoned the comedies on which her
small reputation was entirely based.69 In 1918 a reporter for the Motion Picture ...
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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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