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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As it was written with only a handful of the person's mentioned still alive, this volume in Brownlow's silent film trilogy does not posses the entertaining and often exciting anecdotes that made The ... Read full review

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
25
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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