Author:
Title:The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film. Volume I Origins to 1928
Place:Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell
Year:2012
Pages:xx, 532
Index:yes
Bibliography: no
Illustrations: yes

Articles
xiiiThe Editors, Preface
3, Introduction to Volume I, American Film, Origins to 1928
19Robert Sklar, Writing American Film History
39Charles Musser, The Early Cinema of Edwin S. Porter
87Richard Abel, From Peep Show to Picture Palace, The Early Exhibition of Motion Pictures
109Richard Butsch, The Imagined Audience in the Nickelodeon Era
130Charlie Keil, D.W. Griffith and the Development of American Narrative Cinema
155Jane M. Gaines, Pink-Slipped, What Happened to the Women in the Silent Film Industry?
181Shelley Stamp, Women and the Silent Screen
207Victoria Sturtevant, "The Poor Little Rich Girl", Class and Embodiment in the Films of Mary Pickford
228Paula J. Massood, African-Americans and Silent Films
251Charles J. Maland, Chaplin and Silent Film Comedy
271Torey Liepa, The Devil in the Details, Thomas Ince, Intertitles, and the Institutionalization of Writing in American Cinema
293Gaylyn Studlar, Erich von Stroheim and Cecil B. Demille, Early Hollywood and the Discourse of Directorial "Genius"
313Andrew Kelly, In the Trenches, on the Screen, World War I on Film
332David A. Gerstner, American Modern, King Vidor's The Crowd
349Mark Lynn Anderson, The Star System
371Diane Negra, Immigrant Stardom in Imperial America, Pola Negri and the Problem of Typology
397Lea Jacobs, Unsophisticated Lady, The Vicissitudes of the Maternal Melodrama in Hollywood
417Rick Altman, Two or Three Things We Thought We Knew About Silent Film Sound
438Paul Young, Synchronized Sound Comes to the Cinema
463Nicholas Baer, Helios and the Apocalypse, Visions of American History in Films by Griffith, Ford, and Stroheim
483Charles Warren, Self-Reflection in American Silent Film

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Author:The Editors
Title:Preface
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:xiii-xv
Illustrations:  no
Author:
Title:Introduction to Volume I, American Film, Origins to 1928
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:3-18
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  no
Author:Robert Sklar
Title:Writing American Film History
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:19-35
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  no
Author:Charles Musser
Title:The Early Cinema of Edwin S. Porter
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:39-86
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Related person:   Edwin S. Porter
Author:Richard Abel
Title:From Peep Show to Picture Palace, The Early Exhibition of Motion Pictures
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:87-108
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Richard Butsch
Title:The Imagined Audience in the Nickelodeon Era
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:109-129
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  no
Author:Charlie Keil
Title:D.W. Griffith and the Development of American Narrative Cinema
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:130-154
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Related person:   D.W. Griffith
Author:Jane M. Gaines
Title:Pink-Slipped, What Happened to the Women in the Silent Film Industry?
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:155-177
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Related person:   Gene Gauntier
Author:Shelley Stamp
Title:Women and the Silent Screen
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:181-206
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Victoria Sturtevant
Title:"The Poor Little Rich Girl", Class and Embodiment in the Films of Mary Pickford
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:207-227
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Related person:   Mary Pickford
Author:Paula J. Massood
Title:African-Americans and Silent Films
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:228-250
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Charles J. Maland
Title:Chaplin and Silent Film Comedy
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:251-270
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Related person:   Charles Chaplin
Author:Torey Liepa
Title:The Devil in the Details, Thomas Ince, Intertitles, and the Institutionalization of Writing in American Cinema
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:271-292
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Related person:   Thomas H. Ince
Author:Gaylyn Studlar
Title:Erich von Stroheim and Cecil B. Demille, Early Hollywood and the Discourse of Directorial "Genius"
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:293-312
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Related persons:   Erich von Stroheim
Cecil B. DeMille
Author:Andrew Kelly
Title:In the Trenches, on the Screen, World War I on Film
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:313-331
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Author:David A. Gerstner
Title:American Modern, King Vidor's The Crowd
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:332-348
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Crowd (1928)
Author:Mark Lynn Anderson
Title:The Star System
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:349-370
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Diane Negra
Title:Immigrant Stardom in Imperial America, Pola Negri and the Problem of Typology
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:371-396
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Related persons:   Pola Negri
Author:Lea Jacobs
Title:Unsophisticated Lady, The Vicissitudes of the Maternal Melodrama in Hollywood
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:397-416
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Rick Altman
Title:Two or Three Things We Thought We Knew About Silent Film Sound
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:417-437
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Paul Young
Title:Synchronized Sound Comes to the Cinema
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:438-460
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Author:Nicholas Baer
Title:Helios and the Apocalypse, Visions of American History in Films by Griffith, Ford, and Stroheim
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:463-482
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes
Related persons:   D.W. Griffith
John Ford
Erich von Stroheim
Author:Charles Warren
Title:Self-Reflection in American Silent Film
in:Cynthia Lucia, Roy Grundmann, and Art Simon (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of American Film, Malden, MA, Oxford, Chisester, 2012
Pp:483-501
Bibliography:yes
Illustrations:  yes