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The Silent Cinema in Song, 1896–1929 An Illustrated History and Catalog of Songs Inspired by the Silent Movies with List of Recordings  by Ken Wlaschin (McFarland, 2009) - Which documents the history of songs of the silent cinema has been published and is now for sale.

PRESENTATION

The Silent Cinema in Song, 1896–1929 documents the history of songs of the silent cinema.

Part one, "Movies and Movie going," lists and describes songs about movies and movie going created between 1896 and 1929.

Part Two, "Movie Personalities and Their Films," provides brief biographies of silent film stars and a description of the songs created about them and for their films. Part Three, "Recordings," reviews the recordings of the songs 

THE AUTHOR / L'AUTEUR

The author is Domitor member Ken Wlaschin, whose previous books include Opera on Screen (with extensive listing of silent opera films) and Encyclopedia of International Movie Stars (with a section on silent stars). Wlaschin was formerly director of the British Film Institute's National Film Theater and London Film Festival and the American Film Institute's National Film Theater and Los Angeles Film Festival.  He lives in Palm Springs and the Isle of Wight.

TABLE OF CONTENTS / TABLE DES MATIERES

 Introduction...............................................1
One: Movies and Movie going.......................3
Two: Movie Personalities and Their Films...55
Three: Recordings..................................353
Bibliography..........................................363
Index................................................... 257

PRACTICAL INFORMATION / INFORMATIONS PRATIQUES

 This new book includes 177 full page illustrations of song sheet covers and information on over a thousand songs,
The Silent Cinema in Song, 1896–1929 An Illustrated History and Catalog of Songs Inspired by the Silent Movies with List of Recordings 
177 illustrations, bibliography, index  394pp. soft cover (7 x 10) 2009
ISBN 978-0-7864-3804-4 

This new book on songs of the silent cinema has just been published and is available on Amazon.com and other book websites/stores or from publisher McFarland's website: http://www.mcfarlandpub.com/book-2.php?id=978-0-7864-3804-4

Price: $49.95