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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Yet their influence in shaping audiences' perceptions of nonfiction material may
have been significant.4 The Serial Serials, newsreels, animation, and short
comedies are, by comparison, much more accessible today, although few
Grace Cunard, who wrote her own films, had previously appeared as a traditional
, active heroine in serials such as The Broken Coin (1915). By 1916 such "
unladylike" behavior was out of fashion and needed considerable dramatic ...
Realizing the value of their new property, Pathe and Gasnier immediately
followed up with The Exploits of Elaine (1914-1915) co-directed by George Seitz,
who would work on all of White's later American serials. Altogether, she
appeared in ...
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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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