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An actor guide to the talkies, 1965 through 1974

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Scarecrow Press , Metuchen, N.J
Motion pictures -- Cata
Statementby Andrew A. Aros, as conceived by Richard B. Dimmitt.
ContributionsDimmitt, Richard B.
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LC ClassificationsPN1998 .A6694
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 771 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL4552127M
ISBN 100810810522
LC Control Number77021589

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An actor guide to the talkies, through This edition published in by Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, : An Actor Guide to the Talkies, Vol. 1: A Comprehensive Listing of 8, Feature-Length Films from JanuaryUntil December, on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

An Actor Guide to the Talkies, Vol. 1: A Comprehensive Listing of 8, Manufacturer: The Scarecrow Press. Get this from a library. A title guide to the talkies, through [Andrew A Aros; Richard B Dimmitt] -- Refers to the novel, An actor guide to the talkies, or non-fiction work that was the source of the motion picture.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. A title guide to the talkies, through Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : It is a vintage book on the "Talkies" beginning in through (There is a newer version which extends through ).

Daniel Blum has edited it wonderfully well. Mostly pictures and stills of movies, each page is chock full and takes the reader through many Reviews: 4.

: The Talkies: American Cinema's Transition to Sound, (Volume 4) (History of the American Cinema) (): Crafton, Donald: BooksReviews: 5. About this Item: Spring Books London, 4°, S., zahlreiche Abb.

geprägte OLwd. Einband etwas lichtrandig u. leicht angestossen?With this book on the Talkies, Daniel Blum An actor guide to the talkies again, as he did in his Pictorial History of the Silent Screen, captured an era - of the motion pictures coming of age.

Jordan was born in Milan, a high school student, under the name Bill Jordan, Jordan was a member of the famous Milan High School basketball team that won the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) State Tournament.

It was this Milan "Indians" basketball team on which the movie Hoosiers was loosely based. Jordan is a graduate of Indiana University. Ok, so if Mr. Blum's "A Pictorial History of the Silent Screen" gets my vote for best book, this one would definitely come in second.

It is a beautiful coffee table book that is full of lovely photographs and informational tid-bits about each year spanning from circa to Reviews: Andrew A.

Aros. An actor guide to the talkies, through Scarecrow Press, The Talkies offers readers a rare look at the time when sound was a vexing challenge for filmmakers and the source of contentious debate for audiences and critics. Donald Crafton presents a panoramic view of the talkies' reception as well as in-depth looks at sound design in selected films, filmmaking practices, censorship, issues of race, and the furious debate over cinema aesthetics that.

I bought this for $1 at the big VNSA book sale in Phoenix, Arizona, and it's quite an impressive book. My copy is a first edition, printed inand I can imagine it was quite a pricey coffee table book back then. It is indeed a pictorial history of the talkies, with tons of /5(3).

From the first “talkies” to modern blockbusters, The New York Times Guide to the Best 1, Movies Ever Made collects the original reviews of the most popular and influential films exactly as they appeared in print, creating a fascinating history of nearly a century of cinema.

Written by such acclaimed critics as Vincent Canby, Janet Maslin, Elvis Mitchell, and others, the film reviews Reviews: The shift happened in fits and starts, and long after audiences in America had become nostalgic for the silent era, the old movies were still playing in some of the less-traveled corners of the world.

But by the vast majority of moving picture consumers had been won over by the ‘talkies’. Jackie Coogan: Jackie was the most famous kid actor in the early twentieth century.

He was found by Charlie Chaplin to play an orphan in the movie, The Kid, where Coogan got his beginnings.

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He was one of Hollywood's biggest paid stars and he had millions of fans around the world. He served in WWII and was in iconic works such as the Adams. Paul Jones, Soundtrack: The Boat That Rocked. Paul Jones was born on Febru in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England as Paul Pond.

He is an actor, known for Pirate Radio (), The Princess Diaries () and Privilege (). He has been married to Fiona Hendley since He was previously married to Sheila MacLeod. Donal "Donald" O'Brien (born 15 September ) is an Irish film and television actor.

In his near year career, O'Brien appeared in dozens of stage performances and in. Other actors, like Wallace Beery, found themselves the victims of sound as an excuse. Studios used the new talkies as a reason to cut actors from contracts or to sideline them.

"Enter the talkies." (talking motion pictures) (From the Archives: ) Robert Benchley.

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American Film, Sept v6 p34(3) "The birth of the talkies." Edward Bernds. EEE Transactions on Education, Nov v35 n4 p(8) "What makes the picture talk: AT&T and.

- movie stars / comedians of the silent screen and early talkies. See more ideas about Movie stars, Old hollywood, Classic hollywoodK pins.

Actually Ronald Colman, English silent star, kept his career and was voted most popular male star several times after talkies came out.

His career was going strong all through the thirties, and into the forties and even fifties. He was born inbut kept his looks into his old age.

And he had a lovely, fit for radio voice. John Le Mesurier (/ l ə ˈ m ɛ ʒ ə r ə /, born John Elton Le Mesurier Halliley; 5 April – 15 November ) was an English is perhaps best remembered for his comedic role as Sergeant Arthur Wilson in the BBC television situation comedy Dad's Army (–).

A self-confessed "jobbing actor", Le Mesurier appeared in more than films across a range of genres, normally. Raymond Mason, Actor: Nicholas Nickleby.

Raymond Mason was born on Ap in Great Bridge, Staffordshire, England. He is an actor, known for Nicholas Nickleby (), The Brothers Karamazov () and BBC Play of the Month ().

A Pictorial History of the Talkies (revised by John Kobal) by Blum, Daniel Seller Syber's Books ABN 15 Published Condition Very Good Condition Edition Revised Edition ISBN Item Price. A silent film is a film with no synchronized recorded sound (and in particular, no audible dialogue).In silent films for entertainment, the plot may be conveyed by the use of title cards, written indications of the plot and key dialogue idea of combining motion pictures with recorded sound is nearly as old as film itself, but because of the technical challenges involved, the.

William Bramley, Actor: West Side Story. William Bramley was born on Ap in New York City, New York, USA as Bramley Hill Billipp. He was an actor, known for West Side Story (), Star Trek: The Original Series () and I Love You, Alice B. Toklas.

He was married to Annie C Hanks. He died on Octo in Los Angeles County, California, USA. In his book, The Talkies: American Cinema’s Transition to SoundDonald Crafton identifies a change in audience tastes as one reason that pushed Hollywood to modify its traditional silent film practices (Crafton ).

Audiences described their first experience with the new sound technology of the Vitaphone as “great”, “more. Books on Silent Films Affron, Charles Lillian Gish: Her Legend, Her Life New York: Scribner, Altman Rick Silent Film Sound New York: Columbia University Press, Basinger, Jeanine, Silent Stars Diane Pub.

Co., Bellamy, Madge A Darling of the Twenties: Madge Bellamy Scarecrow, Bengtson, John and Kevin Brownlow Silent Traces. Paul Sorensen, Actor: Star Trek III: The Search for Spock. Paul Sorensen was born on Febru in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA as Paul Eric Sorensen.

He was an actor, known for Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (), Hang 'Em High () and Charlie's Angels (). He was married to Jacqueline May. He died on J in Cardiff by-the-Sea, San Diego County, California, USA. Joe Di Reda, Actor: The Andromeda Strain. Joe Di Reda was born on Septem in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA as Joseph James Direda.

He was an actor, known for The Andromeda Strain (), Mike Hammer () and Batman (). He was married to Adele Palacios. He died on J in Worcester. The Talkies offers readers a rare look at the time when sound was a vexing challenge for filmmakers and the source of contentious debate for audiences and critics.

Donald Crafton presents a panoramic view of the talkies' reception as well as in-depth looks at sound design in selected films, filmmaking practices, censorship, issues of race, and the furious debate over cinem/5(3).London: Spring Books, [] © Edition/Format: Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

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