Guide to the silent years of American cinema

The latest offering from the Reference Guides to the World's Cinema series, this critical survey of key films, actors, directors, and screenwriters during the silent era of the American cinema offers a broad-ranging portrait of the motion picture production of silent film. Detailed but concise...

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Main Author: McCaffrey, Donald W.
Other Authors: Jacobs, Christopher P., 1954-
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Series:Reference guides to the world's cinema.
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Online Access:E book Academic (EBSCO) Available to Current GSU Faculty, Staff and Students
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505 0 |a Series Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Development of the Cinema: From Scientific Novelty to a New Art and Entertainment Industry; Photo essays follow pages 14 and 304; Films and Filmmakers; The Legacy of the Silent Screen and the Birth Pangs of the Sound Film; Appendix: 160 Additional Films and Filmmakers of Note from the Silent Era; Selected Bibliography; Index. 
520 |a The latest offering from the Reference Guides to the World's Cinema series, this critical survey of key films, actors, directors, and screenwriters during the silent era of the American cinema offers a broad-ranging portrait of the motion picture production of silent film. Detailed but concise alphabetical entries include over 100 film titles and 150 personnel. An introductory chapter explores the early growth of the new silent medium while the final chapter of this encyclopedic study examines the sophistication of the silent cinema. These two chapters outline film history from its beginnings. 
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