The Parade's Gone by ...

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University of California Press, 1968 - Performing Arts - 577 pages
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A narrative and photographic history of the early days of the movies, combining fact, anecdote, and reminiscence in a critical survey of films, actors, directors, producers, writers, editors, technicians, and other participants and hangers-on.
  

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One of the best books on the silent film era, well researched, thorough and clearly affectionate without being maudlin. Read full review

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One of the best books on the silent film era, well researched, thorough and clearly affectionate without being maudlin. Read full review

Contents

introduction 1 Contents 2 THE PRIMITIVE YEARS
6
EARLY DAYS AT VITAGRAPH
13
THE EXPERIMENTERS
21
EARLY HOLLYWOOD
29
FROM BIRTH OF A NATION TO INTOLERANCE
41
DIRECTORS I
65
W GRIFFITH
70
ALLAN DWAN
98
WILLIAM HORNBECK
307
STUNT MEN OF SILENT PICTURES
314
YOU CANT MAKE A PICTURE WITHOUT EM
325
IT WAS A TOUGH LIFE
329
THE SILENTS WERE NEVER SILENT
338
ACTING
343
THE STARS
355
GERALDINE FARRAR
366

HENRY KING
106
MARY PICKFORD
120
CLARENCE BROWN 13j 13 THE LOST WORK OF EDWARD SLOMAN 135
155
WILLIAM WELLMAN
165
CECIL B DE MILLE
179
JOSEF VON STERNBERG j
190
THE CAMERAMAN
207
CHARLES ROSHER
224
ART DIRECTION
238
DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS IN ROBIN HOOD
247
THE GOLDEN PATH OR THE CURSE OF MELODRAMA
260
SCENARIO I
268
THE HIDDEN POWER
280
TINTING AND TITLING
289
MARGARET BOOTH
301
GLORIA SWANSON f
372
BETTY BLYTHE
378
BENHUR
385
PRODUCERS
415
LOUIS B MAYER AND IRVING THALBERG
421
DAVID O SELZNICK
429
WERE NOT LAUGHING LIKE WE USED TO
436
REGINALD DENNY
447
HAROLD LLOYD
457
BUSTER KEATON
473
CHAPLIN
495
THE SILENT FILM IN EUROPE
509
ABEL GANCE
517
THE TALKING PICTURE
565
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About the author (1968)

Ron van Dopperen studied history at the University of Utrecht, Holland, where he wrote his Master of Arts Thesis on the American World War I documentary films (1988). He now works as a communication advisor for the Dutch government. Cooper C. Graham is retired from the Library of Congress where he was a curator in the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division. He is the author of numerous articles, as well as Leni Riefenstahl's "Olympia" and (in collaboration) D.W. Griffith and the Biograph Company. Since 2010, the authors have been working on a series of articles for Film History journal on the following American cameramen of World War I: Wilbur H. Durborough, Edwin F. Weigle, Albert K. Dawson and Nelson E. Edwards. New stories have been prepared on Captain Frank E. Kleinschmidt and newsreel photographer Ansel E. Wallace.

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