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By Lucy Fischer,Angela Dalle Vacche,Jennifer M. Bean,Sumiko Higashi,Michael Aronson,Mark Anderson,Sara Ross,Gwenda Young,Maureen Turim,Marcia Landy

ISBN-10: 081354484X

ISBN-13: 9780813544847

ISBN-10: 0813544858

ISBN-13: 9780813544854

During the Twenties, sound revolutionized the movie and cinema persevered as probably the most major and well known different types of mass leisure on this planet. movie studios have been remodeled into significant firms, hiring a bunch of craftsmen and technicians together with cinematographers, editors, screenwriters, and set designers. The beginning of the big name procedure supported the meteoric upward thrust and star prestige of actors together with Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, and Rudolph Valentino whereas black performers (relegated to "race films") seemed sometimes in mainstream video clips. The vintage Hollywood movie type was once perfected and critical movie genres have been confirmed: the melodrama, western, ancient epic, and romantic comedy, besides slapstick, technology fiction, and fantasy.

In ten unique essays, American Cinema of the 1920s examines the movie industry's persevered progress and prosperity whereas targeting vital issues of the era.

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