Idols of Modernity

Idols of Modernity [Download] ➻ Idols of Modernity ➼ Patrice Petro – Bluevapours.co.uk With Its Sharp Focus On Stardom During The s, Idols Of Modernity Reveals Strong Connections And Dissonances In Matters Of Storytelling And Performance That Can Be Traced Both Backward And Forward, Acr With Its Sharp Focus On Stardom During The s, Idols of Modernity Reveals Strong Connections And Dissonances In Matters Of Storytelling And Performance That Idols of ePUB ✓ Can Be Traced Both Backward And Forward, Across Europe, Asia, And The United States, From The Silent Era Into The Emergence Of SoundBringing Together The Best New Work Oncinemaand Stardom In The s, This Illustrated Collection Showcases The Range Of Complex Social, Institutional, And Aesthetic Issues At Work In American Cinema Of This Time Attentive To Stardom As An Ensemble Of Texts, Contexts, And Social Phenomena Stretching Beyond The Cinema, Major Scholars Provide Careful Analysis Of The Careers Of Both Well Known And Now Forgotten Stars Of The Silent And Early Sound Era Douglas Fairbanks, Buster Keaton, The Talmadge Sisters, Rudolph Valentino, Gloria Swanson, Clara Bow, Colleen Moore, Greta Garbo, Anna May Wong, Emil Jannings, Al Jolson, Ernest Morrison, Noble Johnson, Evelyn Preer, Lincoln Perry, And Marie Dressler.

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    Idols of Modernity PDF ↠ Idols of ePUB ✓ Cinema Of This Time Attentive To Stardom As An Ensemble Of Texts, Contexts, And Social Phenomena Stretching Beyond The Cinema, Major Scholars Provide Careful Analysis Of The Careers Of Both Well Known And Now Forgotten Stars Of The Silent And Early Sound Era Douglas Fairbanks, Buster Keaton, The Talmadge Sisters, Rudolph Valentino, Gloria Swanson, Clara Bow, Colleen Moore, Greta Garbo, Anna May Wong, Emil Jannings, Al Jolson, Ernest Morrison, Noble Johnson, Evelyn Preer, Lincoln Perry, And Marie Dressler."/>
  • Paperback
  • 328 pages
  • Idols of Modernity
  • Patrice Petro
  • English
  • 03 August 2017
  • 9780813547329

10 thoughts on “Idols of Modernity

  1. Rama says:

    The silent stars This is a collection essays written by American academics specializing in the history of Hollywood It looks at the careers of several stars of the twenties and it reveals a range of social, institutional and aesthetic issues they faced The authors illustrate strong connections and dissonances in storytelling and style of this era when movie business was still at an infant state A brief summary of this book is as follows Transitioning to sound movies which occurred around 1927 28 was especially hard for both studios and stars Studios worried that the artistic element of silent movies will be lost in the sound version, and several stars lost their careers since they could not adjust to the new trend of recording their voices Actresses like Norma Shearer and Greta Garbo made successful transitions into the sound But Tallmadge sisters, Mary Pickford, Gloria Swanson, Douglas Fairbanks Sr., Colleen Moore, Lillian Gish and Al Jolson are a few who almost lost their careers Ramon Novarro and Marie Dressler were moderately successful Historians often describe twenties as a decade of great affluence and hardship for varied reasons Beginning with the end of WWI and the beginning of great depression, the ...

  2. Greta says:

    Excellent collection of essays on 20s film stars including Lea Jacobs article on the Norma and Constance Talmadge The articles are intelligent, insightful, and despite being an academic publication, most are not ...

  3. Betty says:

    Showcased in this book on cinema and stardom of the the 1920s are Douglas Fairbanks, Constance and Norma Talmadge, Rudy Valentino among others This brings the best work on film and stardom and it is a tad dry at times, but still a good read.

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