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 use of filters and various lighting tricks could mask some of these problems,
but the results were never completely satisfactory.3 Panchromatic stock, capable
of reproducing proper tonal values across the entire visible spectrum, was first ...
Eric Clarke, "An Exhibitor's Problems in 1925," SMPE 23 (October 1925), p. 46;
Lewis M. Townsend, "Problems of a Projectionist," SMPE 25 (May 1926), p. 79 (
also in American Projectionist, June 1926, p. 6); Clarke, "An Exhibitor's Problems
Clarke, "An Exhibitor's Problems in 1925"; Townsend, "Problems of a
Projectionist." See also the commentary on film cutting in George Pratt,
Spellbound in Darkness (Greenwich, Conn.: New York Graphic Society, 1973), p.
376. 78. Clarke, "An ...
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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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