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Spellbound in darkness : a history of the silent film / George C. Pratt.

Rev. ed.. Greenwich, Conn. : New York Graphic Society, [1973] .
ISBN 0821204866, 0821204890

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Subjects Films muets -- Histoire et critique.
Silent films -- History and criticism.
Silent films.
Description xi, 548 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Presents a history of silent film.
Contents In the beginning : "A magic lantern run mad" -- Georges Méliès and Edwin S. Porter -- "This line is a Klondike" : the Nickelodeon -- Griffith at Biograph (I) : The miraculous year (1909) -- Griffith at Biograph (II) : more experiments -- Thunder on the right (1909-1913) : Griffith leaves Biograph -- Foreign invasion (I) : films from France, Britain, Scandinavia, Austria, Germany, Italy, Russia -- Films fine and foolish (1909-1918) -- Thomas H. Ince -- Mack Sennett and Charlie Chaplin -- Outposts of the cinema's advance : The birth of a nation (1915) and Intolerance (1916) -- A good girl and a bad one : Mary Pickford and Theda Bara -- Cecil B. DeMille -- Broken blossoms, and some Griffith films of the twenties -- Chaplin in the twenties -- The American film, 1919-1924 -- Foreign invasion (II) : Ernst Lubitsch -- Two rebels : Erich von Stroheim and Robert J. Flaherty -- Foreign invasion (III) : films from Germany, France, Scandinavia -- The American film, 1925-1929 -- "Thunder drum for all four horsemen" : presentation -- The experimental film -- Foreign invasion (IV) : films from Russia; Films of Cart-Th. Dreyer.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)685851
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WorldCat Identities Pratt, George C.
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