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Hollywood in the Twenties: A complete critical survey of Hollywood films from 1920 to 1930
Hollywood in the Twenties A complete critical survey of Hollywood films from 1920 to 1930 Author:Robinson, David Good quality paper, numerous b&w illustrations, index. Good condition, collectible. — Hollywood in the Twenties: This great decade saw film-making become an art, sophisticated and complex, especially at the end, with the coming of sound. The role of the director became more and more important with each staggering technical advancement, especially... more » the increasing use of the mobile camera, and sound itself. The writer's importance, too, increased. Larger budgets, longer and more costly film projects demanded a higher degree of preplanning.
But the twenties are perhaps best known for the stars - the Hollywood idols - who captured the hearts of America and the world: Mar Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Gloria Swanson, Clara Bow, Rudolph Valentino, Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, Laurel and Hardy, John Gilber, William S. Hart, and many others.« less