An evening's entertainment: the age of the silent feature picture, 1915-1928

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Scribner, 1990 - Business & Economics - 395 pages
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The 10-volume, illustrated series considers the film industry from its early roots in the 19th century right up to 1990. It examines the development of film and the film industry, analyzing both the genres, themes and technology that defined each decade a

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Somewhat of a mix of a reference work and a history. Excellent information, and some different information that you won't find elsewhere such as trends in theatre attendance, production costs, etc ... Read full review

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The Envelope Please
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List of Abbreviations
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Bibliography
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About the author (1990)

Richard Koszarski is Head of Collections and Exhibitions at the American Museum of the Moving Image. He is author of "The Man You Loved to Hate: Erich von Stroheim and Hollywood" (1983)"" and editor of "Film History.