The Talkies: American Cinema's Transition to Sound, 1926-1931 (History of the American Cinema, #4)
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The Talkies: American Cinema's Transition to Sound, 1926-1931 (History of the American Cinema #4)

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The Talkies offers readers a rare look at the time when sound was a vexing challenge for filmmakers and the source of contentious debate for audiences and critics. Donald Crafton presents a panoramic view of the talkies' reception as well as in-depth looks at sound design in selected films, filmmaking practices, censorship, issues of race, and the furious debate over cinem...more
Paperback, 651 pages
Published November 22nd 1999 by University of California Press (first published December 1st 1997)
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Well, it took me almost a year to finish this book! Not sure 5 years of the cinema history deserved a 500 pages volume, although I am huge fan of the series.
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