Silent Films, 1877-1996
A Critical Guide to 646 MoviesBook - 1999
This film reference covers 646 silent motion pictures, from Eadweard Muybridge's initial motion photography experiments in 1877 to the 1996 silent film effort, The Taxi Dancer. Among the genre included are classics, dramas, Westerns, light comedies, documentaries and even poorly produced early pornography. Masterpieces such as Joan the Woman (1916), Intolerance (1916) and Faust (1926) can be found, as well as rare titles that have not received coverage since their original releases.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c1999.
Branch Call Number: 791.4375/KLEPPER
Characteristics: ix, 586 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.