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American Cinema Of The 1910s

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Charlie Keil | Publisher : Rutgers University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813544458
ISBN 13 : 0813544459

It was during the teens that filmmaking truly came into its own. Notably, the migration of studios to the West Coast established a connection between moviemaking and the exoticism ..


Flickers Of Desire

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Jennifer M. Bean | Publisher : Rutgers University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813550145
ISBN 13 : 0813550149

Today, we are so accustomed to consuming the amplified lives of film stars that the origins of the phenomenon may seem inevitable in retrospect. But the conjunction of the terms "m..


American Cinema Of The 1920s

Pub Date : 2009-04-15 | Author : Lucy Fischer | Publisher : Rutgers University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813547152
ISBN 13 : 0813547156

During the 1920s, sound revolutionized the motion picture industry and cinema continued as one of the most significant and popular forms of mass entertainment in the world. Film st..


American Culture In The 1910s

Pub Date : 2010-03-31 | Author : Mark Whalan | Publisher : Edinburgh University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780748634255
ISBN 13 : 0748634258

This book provides a fresh account of the major cultural and intellectual trends of the United States in 1910s, a decade characterised by war, the flowering of modernism, the birth..


Uplift Cinema

Pub Date : 2015-05-18 | Author : Allyson Nadia Field | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780822375555
ISBN 13 : 0822375559

In Uplift Cinema, Allyson Nadia Field recovers the significant yet forgotten legacy of African American filmmaking in the 1910s. Like the racial uplift project, this cinema emphasi..


American Cinema Of The 1940s

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Wheeler W. Dixon | Publisher : Rutgers University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813537009
ISBN 13 : 0813537002

The 1940s was a watershed decade for American cinema and the nation. Shaking off the grim legacy of the Depression, Hollywood launched an unprecedented wave of production, generati..


American Cinema 1890 1909

Pub Date : 2009-01-01 | Author : André Gaudreault | Publisher : Rutgers University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813544434
ISBN 13 : 0813544432

The essays in "American Cinema 1890-1909" explore and define how the making of motion pictures flowered into an industry that would finally become the central entertainment institu..