American Cinema of the 1920s

American Cinema of the 1920s

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In ten original essays, American Cinema of the 1920s examines the film industry's continued growth and prosperity while focusing on important themes of the era that witnessed the birth of the star system that supported the meteoric rise and celebrity status of actors, including Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, and Rudolph Valentino, while black performers (relegated to qrace filmsq) appeared infrequently in mainstream movies.Yet this year would bring the stock market crash and would always be associated with it in American history. On 25 March a mini-crash had ensued with the New York Daily News reporting a a€œselling avalanche.a€ During the spring and summer, anbsp;...

Title:American Cinema of the 1920s
Author:Lucy Fischer
Publisher:Rutgers University Press - 2009


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