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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Cameraman Hal Sintzenich's diaries show that Griffith not only recut his films
after opening night but often continued shooting new footage as well. Notes Erik
Bar- nouw: On February 10, 1924, Snitch mentions a [preview] showing of
The still camera at left is positioned to record almost the same view as the Bell ir
Howell motion picture camera. this practice was costly in terms of time and
money, photographers were told to shoot during action. But the eight-by-ten-view
Later historians dubbed him "the last of the shoot-from-the-cuff directors" and "an
incorrigible playboy [who] never applied himself to his craft with any seriousness.
"43 What seems to have been lost over the years, however, is the tremendous ...
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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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