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Table of Contents Preface: Martin Scorsese Introduction: Kevin Brownlow Chapter 1: From Magic Lantern to Moving Pictures: The Technology of Film Chapter 2: The Early Years: 1893-1914 Chapter 3: Genres Chapter 4: The Business of Film Chapter 5: The Art of Film Chapter 6: The Stars Chapter 7: Promotion and the Press Chapter 8: The Golden Era: 1915-1931 Chapter 9: International Cinema Chapter 10: Sound and Color Epilogue: Film Preservation and Restoration Bibliography Acknowledgments Index
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Silent films -- History and criticism.