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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Because films were not cast in this fashion, the use of such directories by
unknowns was worthless.7 For a time, many film studios followed the pattern of
popular literary magazines in accepting unsolicited story contributions. A torrent
of books ...
Story departments were requested to submit to the MPPDA office readers' reports
on all preexisting story material under consideration (original scripts were
excepted), along with readers' opinions on any "questionable theme or treatment.
Dark Star: The Untold Story of the Meteoric Rise and Fall of the Legendary John
Gilbert. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985. Fowler, Gene. Father Goose: The
Story of Mack Sennett. New York: Covici, Friede, 1934. Franklin, Harold B. Motion
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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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