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On the Edge of Your Seat: Popular Theater and Film in Early Twentieth-Century American Art

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American artists in the early decades of the twentieth century found rich inspiration in vaudeville halls, revue theaters, and moving-picture houses. The spectacular new visual attractions in these venues, emerging partly as a result of such technological advances as electrical lighting of the stage and the invention of motion pictures, emboldened artists to translate the arresting stimuli to their own medium. This handsomely illustrated book is the first devoted to American artists' responses to film, popular theater, and ...

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On the Edge of Your Seat: Popular Theater and Film in Early Twentieth-Century American Art
2002, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300092400

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