Behind the Mask of Innocence

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University of California Press, 1992 - History - 579 pages
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00 Combining film history and social history, Kevin Brownlow surveys the treatment of contemporary social problems by film directors and producers in the early part of the century. This is the definitive history of silent films, documenting many that have been lost or forgotten. Combining film history and social history, Kevin Brownlow surveys the treatment of contemporary social problems by film directors and producers in the early part of the century. This is the definitive history of silent films, documenting many that have been lost or forgotten.

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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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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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