A guide to 178 classic Hollywood movies from the 1920s and early 1930s, now available on DVD releases from both major and independent USA companies. These films feature both stars like Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Clara Bow, Lon Chaney, Louise Brooks, Charles Chaplin, Joan Crawford, Colleen Moore, Harold Lloyd, Gary Cooper, William Powell, Greta Garbo, Rudolph Valentino, Norma Shearer, Buster Keaton, Shirley Temple, Barbara Stanwyck, Ronald Colman, Lillian Gish, Marion Davies, and Wallace Beery, who are still top favorites with movie fans, as well as players like Laura La Plante, Charles Ray, Alice Terry, Pola Negri, Mary Miles Minter, Rod La Rocque, and Mabel Poulton who were also extraordinarily popular in their day. The book is illustrated with 105 well-chosen black-and-white photos from the author's private collection.... to play in the action but something to do (namely, dance!); thirdly, a sympathetic victim, who is extremely well characterized by normally lackluster Don Terry; fourthly, a pal acted by Harlan Knight with far more vigor than the usual sidekick.
|Title||:||Silent Films & Early Talkies on DVD: A Classic Movie Fan's Guide|
|Author||:||John Howard Reid|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2008-06-26|