An Evening's Entertainment
The Age of the Silent Feature Picture, 1915-1928
By (author) Richard Koszarski
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Evening's Entertainment by Richard Koszarski
Book DescriptionThe 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 DetailsISBN: 9780520085350
(254mm x 178mm x 25mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 4-May-1994
Country of Publication: United States
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As a revised edition of Koszarski's "The Man You Loved to Hate", this biography takes into account information unearthed by researchers in France and Austria that had previously been ignored. This material enables the biography to bring the pioneering film director into sharper focus.
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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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