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American Cinema of the 1920s: Themes and Variations

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In ten original essays, American Cinema of the 1920s examines the film industry's continued growth and prosperity while focusing on important themes of the era that witnessed the birth of the star system that supported the meteoric rise and celebrity status of actors, including Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, and Rudolph Valentino, while black performers (relegated to "race films") appeared infrequently in mainstream movies.

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    • Title: American Cinema of the 1920s by Lucy Fischer
    • Publisher: Rutgers University Press
    • Print ISBN: 9780813544847, 081354484X
    • eText ISBN: 9780813547152
    • Edition: 2009 None edition
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