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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The cost of Foolish Wives, an unusual "special jewel feature," made that same
year, was thirty times this amount (see tables 4.2 and 4.3). Despite the
tremendous differences in scale between the production of The Way Back and
Foolish Wives ...
Within a short time they were competing for the industry's accolades, with von
Stroheim's Foolish Wives winning the sort of attention for Universal that Ingram's
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921) had garnered for Metro the
The six films they made together over the next two years, including Male and
Female (1919) and Why Change Your Wife? (1920), offered a new female role
model for postwar America, what Alexander Walker has called "the playmate wife
," 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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