Evening's Entertainment by Richard Koszarski
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Evening's Entertainment
By Richard Koszarski

An Evening's Entertainment

The Age of the Silent Feature Picture, 1915-1928

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Evening's Entertainment by Richard Koszarski

Book Description

The silent cinema was America's first modern entertainment industry, a complex social, cultural, and technological phenomenon that swept the country in the early years of the twentieth century. Richard Koszarski examines the underlying structures that made the silent-movie era work, from the operations of eastern bankers to the problems of neighborhood theater musicians. He offers a new perspective on the development of this major new industry and art form and the public's response to it.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520085350
ISBN-10: 0520085353
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 25mm)
Pages: 3
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 4-May-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Richard Koszarski

Richard Koszarski is Head of Collections and Exhibitions at the American Museum of the Moving Image. He is author of The Man You Loved to Hate: Erich von Stroheim and Hollywood (1983) and editor of Film History.

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