In ten original essays, American Cinema of the 1920s examines the film industry's continued growth and prosperity while focusing on important themes of the era that witnessed the birth of the star system that supported the meteoric rise and celebrity status of actors including Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, and Rudolph Valentino while black performers (relegated to qrace filmsq) appeared infrequently in mainstream movies.aquot;Buy on Fifth Avenue through Photoplaya#39;s Shopping Service.aquot; Photoplay Mar. 1927: 69. Cahiers du Cinema, eds. aquot;John Forda#39;s Young Mr. Lincoln (1939).aquot; Movies and ... Focus on Film no. 26 (1977): 44, 46. ... aquot;The Color of Nitrate: Some Factual Observations on Tinting and Toning Manuals for Silent Films. ... NA, accessed 12 May 2007. ... The Covered Wagon: A James Cruze Production, Publicity Booklet.
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