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Explanation of how something that would seem very well organized was a haphazard politically influenced progression in our history. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Donald S.
Cant say enough nice things about this book. Its got a lot of great information about the people places and things involved in the transition from silent to sound. Read morePublished 9 months ago by R. J. LHerault
Incredibly well written ,full of fascinating stories and as entertaining as John Grisham a total page turner. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Willy Vanderkolk
I purchased the book due to it's technical approach to motion picture sound. I didn't expect the depth that Eyman would provide into the actual history of the times. Read morePublished on May 6, 2014 by Roy Nollkamper
Terrible book, poorly researched, not fact checked, basically a.........(see title of review). I hope this guy never writes another book.Published on January 13, 2014 by Burt Kirkham
Scott Eyman has written a lot of great Hollywood books and this is among his best. This examination of an era that has generated more than its share of myths and misinformation... Read morePublished on September 20, 2013 by Joel Canfield
The history of the introduction of sound in movies, the rivalry between the two systems of Fox Movietone and Vitaphone and Warner and finally prevailed as one over the other. Read morePublished on March 18, 2013 by Eric Mascarin Perigault
This title is an excellent look at an important transitional era in Hollywood history. It's a very detailed overview of what were perhaps the most critical years in the development... Read morePublished on June 5, 2011 by William D. Ferry
I read books mostly for pleasure, so a large degree of how I rate books is based on how interesting I find them. Read morePublished on June 10, 2009 by jomojomo