Behind the mask of innocence

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1990 - Performing Arts - 579 pages
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Looks at how silent films dealt with social issues, including drug abuse, alcoholism, crime, racism, abortion, prostitution, disease, and poverty

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Behind the mask of innocence

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Brownlow is the preeminent historian of the silent film era, and this volume completes his trilogy, which includes The Parade's Gone By (Univ. of California , 1976) and The War, The West, and the ... Read full review

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The National Board of Review
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Will Hays
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Chapter Two MATTERS OF SEX
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Copyright

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Kevin Brownlow is a film historian and documentary filmmaker whose other books include "Parade's Gone By" and "Napoleon". Mr. Brownlow lives in London.

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