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BeschreibungHere are brief biographies of 176 people who won leading roles plus more dramatic reports on 33 of them--how they reached fame and fortune, 'some sad and happy endings, ' analyses of the images of America they presented
PortraitRichard Dyer MacCann,author of nine books, founding editor of Cinema Journal (1967-76), and a pioneer professor of film study, has contributed seven original essays and headnotes throughout for the 51 selections and the 16-page bibliography.
Pressestimmen... a lively collection of writings by and about silent film stars... The volume's strength lies quite simply in the range and number of the writings that it brings together... an imaginative selection... Film Quarterly ... a virtual goldmine of information... a stunning work that motion picture fans and film historians will treasure. Movie Collector's World ... unique and excellent anthology ... Film Review Annual ... good for an introductory reader. Communication Booknotes Quarterly ... a useful textbook for any college course on early film performers. Classic Images
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: PLYMBRIDGE DISTRIBUTORS LTD
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 1992