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Thomas Ince : Hollywood's independent pioneer

Author: Brian Taves
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2012.
Series: Screen classics (Lexington, Ky.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ince turned movie-making into a business enterprise. Progressing from actor to director and screenwriter, he revolutionized the motion picture industry through developing the role of the producer. Taves chronicles Ince's life from the stage to his sudden death as he was about to join forces with media tycoon William Randolph Hearst. He explores Ince's impact on Hollywood's production system, the Western, his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Thomas H Ince; Thomas H Ince; Thomas H Ince; Thomas Harper Ince
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Taves
ISBN: 9780813134222 0813134226 9780813134239 0813134234
OCLC Number: 724674787
Description: xi, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Beginnings, 1880-1912. Stage apprenticeship --
Starting in films --
Making a reputation, 1912-1915. The job of a producer --
Establishing a studio --
Innovations, 1914-1917. Generic experimentation --
The prescient failure --
Paramount, 1917-1921. A fresh start --
The star series --
World War I and specials --
The perils of an independent, 1919-1924. Associated producers, 1919-1921 --
The inevitable merger, 1921-1922 --
War with First National, 1922 --
The studio resumes production, 1922-1923 --
Case study of a production and its personnel: Her reputation, 1922-1923 --
Initial distribution beyond First National, 1923 --
At the crossroads, 1923-1924 --
The steady hum of independent production, 1924 --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Screen classics (Lexington, Ky.)
Responsibility: Brian Taves.

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Ince turned movie-making into a business enterprise. Progressing from actor to director and screenwriter, he revolutionized the motion picture industry through developing the role of the producer. Taves chronicles Ince's life from the stage to his sudden death as he was about to join forces with media tycoon William Randolph Hearst. He explores Ince's impact on Hollywood's production system, the Western, his creation of the first American movies starring Asian performers, and his cinematic exploration of the status of women in society.

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