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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Brandt's concern was that the exhibitors would bear the brunt of carrying these
stars at half-salary while they were between pictures.44 Brandt's figures exclude
United Artists' stars, and those, like William S. Hart and Harold Lloyd, whose ...
... thus dominating the genre in its most significant period.29 In running popularity
polls taken between 1916 and 1918 by Motion Picture magazine, she ranked as
the third most popular female star, behind Mary Pickford and Marguerite Clark.
Sixty years later she was the last of the silent-screen stars still playing the part.74
Pola Negri In the wake of the formation of United Artists, Adolph Zukor faced a
sudden shortage of star material. He had managed to hold onto William S. Hart, ...
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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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