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Eighty Silent Film Stars
Language: en
Pages: 1067
Authors: George A. Katchmer
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: McFarland Publishing

Eighty good-sized biographies of significant silent-era players hard to find in other reference works, and almost nowhere at this length. The villains and sidekicks of two-reelers (Jim Corey, Nelson McDowell), cowboy action stars (Jack Hoxie, Art Acord, Hoot Gibson, et al.), comedians, character actors, matinee idols and other talented and
A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses
Language: en
Pages: 488
Authors: George A. Katchmer
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-20 - Publisher: McFarland

Long before sound became an essential part of motion pictures, Westerns were an established genre. The men and women who brought to life cowboys, cowgirls, villains, sidekicks, distressed damsels and outraged townspeople often continued with their film careers, finding success and fame well into the sound era--always knowing that it
Guide to the Silent Years of American Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 343
Authors: Donald W. McCaffrey, Christopher P. Jacobs
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Silent film's most complete reference guide, focusing on American actors, directors, and screenwriters, with an emphasis on the 1910's through the 1920s.
The First Male Stars
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: David W. Menefee
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-20 - Publisher: BearManor Media

The captivating lives and groundbreaking accomplishments of fourteen men who dared to gamble their reputations by appearing in the first motion pictures are explored in a richly researched new book, The First Male Stars: Men of the Silent Era. At a time when other actors in the "legitimate theater" scorned
Silent Film Stars on the Stages of Seattle
Language: en
Pages: 309
Authors: Eric L. Flom
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-05 - Publisher: McFarland

"This book chronicles the Seattle stage engagements of over 30 silent film personalities, the majority of whom played the city prior to their major motion picture debuts. Three appendices provide a list of Seattle engagements, a list of Clara Kimball Youn