What a great book for a silent film buff!! Was given as a gift to my son who had checked it out many times from public library. Now he has his own copy and could not be happier. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Joyce M Davis
Although I have watched some silent movies and many more talkies from the 30's, I was not familiar with the origins of the industry and associated technology. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Laura Hazen
Let me begin by saying that reading this book revealed as much to me about classic films as I would have learned from the men and women who made them. Read morePublished on August 8, 2011 by David W. Menefee
This is a wonderful book, but most every page has a typographical error! It is frustrating to have spent this much money for so many typos.Published on May 3, 2011 by Alison W
I gave this book to my boyfriend who loves and knows a lot about silent movies, and he loved it!Published on January 5, 2011 by CB
As an undergraduate I studied Film History as part of my Art History curriculum. My love of film hasn't waned, particularly of the silents. Read morePublished on December 7, 2009 by M. Shine
I did like this book a lot, but I have to admit I found it too much like a "textbook". Perhaps silent films and their history are too much to condense in one book. Read morePublished on August 27, 2009 by K. Anez.
This is the first modern book I have seen in a long time that covers the silent era of film with the right combination of good textbook information and photographs to illustrate... Read morePublished on March 19, 2008 by M. Jackson