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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These two factors were seen as variables under the control of the exhibitor, with
any theater manager having the power, even the obligation, to change projection
speeds to suit the circumstances of the performance. Recutting the film was a ...
Table 2.8 Film Projection Speeds Standard sound projection speed. a signal from
the orchestra leader to speed up projection and the finale of the picture was
shown at a hundred and twenty feet a minute, obviously detracting from its ...
4; Dr. Maxwell Vidaver, "Film Examination by Mechanical Means, " American
Projectionist, October 1924, p. 4; Richardson, "Need for Improvement"; Arthur H.
Gray, "A Few Practical Needs in the Field of Projection," SMPE 32 (September
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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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