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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King Vidor used a wide range of tinting and toning effects in The Sky Pilot (1921),
not only for decorative effect but as a significant element of the film's mise-en-
scene: What I believe I have actually done is to "score" this photoplay for color.
Nicki was made so spotless in that version that when the seduction scene was
reached it gave the impression that Mitzi, his victim, had been the aggressor. In
the final version Nicki is presented as the roue that he was drawn in the original ...
Maryland freely passed those activities but stopped all scenes of neck-kissing.
Pennsylvania was seen as "the most arbitrary and severe" of all the boards.
Acting in the Oberholtzer tradition, its changes often reconstructed the entire
shape of a ...
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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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