Synopses & Reviews
This compendium of bite-sized morsels of information about Hollywood and the film industry in a timetable format makes it easy and fun to browse or to track information month to month, year to year. From Theda Bara to Demi Moore and from The Birth of a Nation to Reservoir Dogs, Movie Time covers it all: the personalities; the movies; the industry; births, deaths, marriages, and divorces. Each year starts with a one-page "snapshot" including a summary highlighting the year, lists of major awards and trends, little-known facts, and a timeline. Following this are entries for the year arranged chronologically in four categories, prepared with period photos and quotes.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 413-416) and index.
Table of Contents
The Beginnings of the Film Industry 1830-1909.
The Silent Film Era 1910-1926.
The Studio System - Hollywood at Its Height 1927-1947.
The Age of the Independents 1948-The Present.