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An Evenings Entertainment: The Age of the Silent Feature Picture, 1915-1928 (History of the American Cinema, #3) Richard Koszarski

An Evenings Entertainment: The Age of the Silent Feature Picture, 1915-1928 (History of the American Cinema, #3)

Richard Koszarski

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ISBN : 9780684184159
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395 pages
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The silent cinema was Americas 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 structuresMoreThe silent cinema was Americas 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 publics response to it.