Table of contents for Silent western films, American culture, and the birth of Hollywood / Andrew Brodie Smith.

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1. "This Strange Land of Sunshine and Beauty": Selig Polyscope and the Invention of the Western Film Genre
2. "Plenty of Soldiers, Cowboys, Indians, Trappers, Et Cetera": The Chicago Studios and the Western Film Boom of 1909-1911
3. "A Genuine Indian and His Wife": James Young Deer, Lillian Red Wing, and the Bison-Brand Western
4. "Cogs of the Big Ince Machine": New York Motion Picture Introduces "Bison-101" Western Features
5. "The Making of Broncho Billy": G. M. Anderson Creates the Western-Film Hero
6. "The Aryan": William S. Hart and the Cowboy Hero in the Era of Features
7. "No More Laces and Plumes": Neighborhood Theaters, Boy Culture, and the Shaping of "Shoot-'em-up" Stars
Epilogue: Galloping out of the Silents

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Western films United States History and criticism, Silent films United States History and criticism