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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The editing process was the studio worker's final contact with the film, although
for most of the silent period little of the apparatus involved here was worthy of the
name "technology." A light table, a pair of rewinds, and a splicing block were all ...
1973), pp. 137-151; Iris Barry, Film Notes, ed. Eileen Bowser (New York: Museum
of Modern Art, 1969), pp. 36-37 (Way Down East). On family melodrama, see Fell,
Film and the Narrative Tradition, pp. 12-36, and Vardac, Stage to Screen, pp.
295 DeMille films, 228 directors, 231, 246 financial management and production
cost control by, 92, 1 10, 1 13, 1 16 panchromatic film stock use by, 140 sets, 119,
120 stars at, 231, 240, 266, 278 theater acquisitions, 75 see also Paramount ...
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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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