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Author Shull, Michael S., 1949-

Title Radicalism in American silent films, 1909-1929 : a filmography and history / by Michael Slade Shull
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2000
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Contents Introduction: Red-tinted flickers of history -- 1. A red blur: the mixed message on class and radicalism in progressive era films, 1909-1917 -- 2. The red scourge on film: from wartime xenophobia to being in the vanguard of anti-Bolshevik hysteria, 1918-1920 -- 3. From the east to the east side: white flight from the red hordes to America, 1921-1929 -- About the Filmography: How to read the filmography -- Glossary of coding terms -- Yearly film totals, 1909-1929 -- Coding statistics, 1918-1920 -- Coding statistics, 1921-1929 -- Coding totals, 1909-1929 -- Predominant discernible biases, 1909-1917 -- Predominant discernible biases, 1918-1920 -- Predominant discernible biases, 1921-1929 -- Predominant discernible biases: totals, 1909-1929 -- The Filmography: Appendix 1: Selected foreign films released in the United States 1909-1915 -- Appendix 2: Topical American shorts, with coding, 1918-1920 -- Appendix 3: Selected American fictional shorts, 1921-1927
Summary Choice Outstanding Academic Title. ""Unique ... valuable ... recommended""--Library Journal; ""detailed ... a stunning achievement""--Choice; ""fascinating ... will be of value""--ARBA; ""excellent ... wonderful""--Film & History; ""documents more than 400 American features and short subjects""--Classic Images
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-331) and index
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Subject Politics in motion pictures.
Silent films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Working class in motion pictures.
Politics in motion pictures.
Silent films.
Working class in motion pictures.
United States.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1476611033