Silent Movies: The Birth of Film and the Triumph of Movie Culture

Silent Movies: The Birth of Film and the Triumph of Movie Culture

Peter Kobel

a stunning, lavish background of silent videos - with greater than four hundred extraordinary pictures - captures the beginning of movie and icons like Chaplin, Garbo, Clara Bow, and Valentino.

Drawing at the amazing choice of The Library of Congress, one of many maximum repositories for silent movie and memorabilia, Peter Kobel has created the definitive visible heritage of silent movie. From its beginning within the Nineties, with the earliest narrative shorts, throughout the terrific full-length gains of the Nineteen Twenties, SILENT videos captures the best administrators and actors and their immortal movies. SILENT videos additionally seems on the expertise of early movie, using colour images, and the recovery paintings being spearheaded via a few of Hollywood's most vital administrators, resembling Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola.
Richly illustrated from the Library of Congress's broad selection of posters, paper prints, movie stills, and memorabilia-most of that have by no means been in print-SILENT videos is a vital paintings of historical past that would even be a sought-after present publication for all enthusiasts of movie.

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