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VHS PN 1993.5 U6 C84 REF (HEU)


American cinema : the silent era

Main Title: American cinema [videorecording] : the silent era / a production of the United States Information Agency

Published/Created: [United States] : Unted States Information Agency, 1977

Description: 1 videocassette in 1 can (VHS) (ca. 19 min.) : sd., b&w. ; 1/2 in

Performer(s): Program host: Dr. Samuel Grogg, American Film Inst.; Narrator, John Badilla

Credits: Producer: Gordon Kelly, William Culley; director William Culley; Technical director, George Rimelman; musical director, John Hefti

Summary: Born in the technological revolution of the 19th century, silent film in American grew with the new technology, prospering for three wonderful decades. Such names as Edison, Melies, Chaplin, Sennet, Pickford, Gish, Har, Griffith, arbuclke, DeMille, Fairbanks, Valintino, Llyod Keaton, and Flaherty shaped the medium, creating a film history of America life from the time of the horse and buggy through World War I and the high flying decade of the 20's

Subject: Motion pictures -- United States.
Subject: Motion pictures -- United States -- History.
Subject: Motion pictures industry -- United States -- History.
Subtitles: Motion pictures industry -- United States.
Subject: Motion pictures -- Social aspects.
Subject: Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States.
Subject: Silent films -- United States.

videorecording VHS 19 mins.
1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 19 min.) : sd.; col. : 1/2 in.
©1977,  1977, United States Information Agency , [United States]
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AV Material ID 1000001079
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