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The Fox Film Corporation, 1915-1935 : a history and filmography

Author: Aubrey Solomon
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1929, Hollywood mogul William Fox (1879-1952) came close to controlling the entire motion picture industry. The 25-year lifespan of the Fox Film Corporation, home of such personalities as Theda Bara, Tom Mix, Janet Gaynor and John Ford, is chronicled in this thorough illustrated history. Included is a detailed filmogaphy"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
History
Named Person: William Fox; William Fox; William Fox
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aubrey Solomon
ISBN: 9780786462865 0786462868
OCLC Number: 690102781
Description: v, 384 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction --
History. Humble beginnings --
The birth of Fox --
A major player --
Stability --
Consolidation --
The rise of Winfield Sheehan --
Talking pictures --
The golden age of Fox films --
The fall of William Fox --
Boom to bust --
Turmoil --
Back from the abyss --
A tour of the studio --
Survival --
20th Century pictures --
After the merger --
Filmography.
Responsibility: Aubrey Solomon.

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"In 1929, Hollywood mogul William Fox (1879-1952) came close to controlling the entire motion picture industry. The 25-year lifespan of the Fox Film Corporation, home of such personalities as Theda Bara, Tom Mix, Janet Gaynor and John Ford, is chronicled in this thorough illustrated history. Included is a detailed filmogaphy"--Provided by publisher.

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