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The talkies : American cinema's transition to sound, 1926-1931

Author: Donald Crafton
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©1997.
Series: History of the American cinema, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume examines the development of film and the film industry from 1926 to 1931 and the political and economic background that influenced it.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Crafton, Donald.
Talkies.
New York : Scribner, ©1997
(OCoLC)605277353
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Crafton
ISBN: 0684195852 9780684195858
OCLC Number: 37608321
Description: xii, 639 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction; The uncertainty of sound --
Part 1: a new era in electrical entertainment --
Part 2: Three seasons: the films of 1928-1931 --
Part 3: Hearing the audience.
Series Title: History of the American cinema, v. 4.
Responsibility: Donald Crafton.

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This volume examines the development of film and the film industry from 1926 to 1931 and the political and economic background that influenced it.

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