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Silent Cinema Reader Contents Acknowledgements 1) Introduction 2) Prologue: Introduction 3) Charles Musser, "At the Beginning: Motion Picture Production, Representation and Ideology at the Edison and Lumiere Companies." 4) Film Projection and Variety Shows: Introduction 5) Tom Gunning, "Now You See It, Now You Don't: The Temporality of the Cinema of Attractions." 6) Frank Gray, "The Kiss in the Tunnel (1899), G. A. Smith and the Emergence of the Edited Film in England." 7) Richard Abel, "The Cinema of Attractions in France, 1896-1904." 8) Storytelling and the Nickelodeon: Introduction 9) Charles Musser, ""Moving Towards Fictional Narratives: Story Films Become the Dominant Product, 1903-1907" 10) Richard Abel, "Pathé Goes to Town': French Films Create a Market for the Nickelodeon, 1903-1906." 11) Ben Singer, "Manhattan Nickelodeons: New Data on Audiences and Exhibition." 12) Cinema and Reform: Introduction 13) Tom Gunning, "From the Opium Den to the Theatre of Morality: Moral Discourse and the Film Process in Early American Cinema." 14) Roberta E. Pearson and William Uricchio, "How Many Times Shall Caesar Bleed in Sport: Shakespeare and the Cultural Debate about Moving Pictures." 15) Lee Grieveson, "Fighting Films: Race, Morality, and the Governing of Cinema, 1912-1915." 16) Feature Films and Cinema Programmes: Introduction 17) Charles J. Maland, "A Star is Born: American Culture and the Dynamics of Charlie Chaplin's Star Image, 1913-1916." 18) Shelley Stamp, "An Awful Struggle Between Love and Ambition: Serial Heroines, Serial Stars and their Female Fans." 19) Ben Brewster, "Traffic in Souls (1913): an Experiment in Feature-Length Narrative Construction." 20) Linda Williams, "Race, Melodrama and The Birth of a Nation (1915)." 21) Kristin Thompson, "The International Exploration of Cinematic Expressivity." 22) Classical Hollywood Cinema: Introduction 23) Peter Kramer, "The Making of a Comic Star: Buster Keaton and The Saphead (1920)." 24) Gaylyn Studlar, "'The Perfect Lover'?: Valentino and Ethnic Masculinity in the 1920s." 25) Sumiko Higashi, "The New Woman and Consumer Culture: Cecil B. DeMille's Sex Comedies." 26) Ruth Vasey, "The Open Door: Hollywood's Public Relations at Home and Abroad, 1922-1928." 27) European Cinemas: Introduction 28) Yuri Tsivian, "New Notes on Russian Film Culture Between 1908 and 1919." 29) Kristin Thompson, "Early Alternatives to the Hollywood Mode of Production: Implications for Europe's Avant-Garde." 30) David Bordwell, "Monumental Heroics: Form and Style in Eisenstein's Silent Films." 31) Joseph Garncarz, "Art and Industry: German Cinema of the 1920s." Bibliography
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Silent films History and criticism, Motion pictures History