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The Resource American showman : Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel and the birth of the entertainment industry, 1908-1935, Ross Melnick

American showman : Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel and the birth of the entertainment industry, 1908-1935, Ross Melnick

Label
American showman : Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel and the birth of the entertainment industry, 1908-1935
Title
American showman
Title remainder
Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel and the birth of the entertainment industry, 1908-1935
Statement of responsibility
Ross Melnick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Samuel?Roxy" Rothafel (1882?1936) built an influential and prolific career as film exhibitor, stage producer, radio broadcaster, musical arranger, theater manager, war propagandist, and international celebrity. He helped engineer the integration of film, music, and live performance in silent film exhibition; scored early Fox Movietone films such as Sunrise (1927); pioneered the convergence of film, broadcasting, and music publishing and recording in the 1920s; and helped movies and moviegoing become the dominant form of mass entertainment between the world wars
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Melnick, Ross
Dewey number
  • 791.4302/32092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1998.3.R68
LC item number
M45 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Film and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rothafel, Samuel Lionel
  • Motion picture theater owners
  • Radio broadcasters
  • Businessmen
  • Motion picture industry
  • Motion picture theaters
  • Rothafel, Samuel Lionel
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Businessmen
  • Motion picture industry
  • Motion picture theater owners
  • Motion picture theaters
  • Radio broadcasters
  • United States
Label
American showman : Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel and the birth of the entertainment industry, 1908-1935, Ross Melnick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Roxy and silent film exhibition (1908-1922). A new art for a new art form: Roxy and the development of motion picture exhibition (1908-1913) -- Broadway melody: Roxy, Riesenfeld, and the deluxe theater movement (1913-1917) -- The movie house as recruiting center: Roxy, World War I documentaries, and the engineering of consent (1917-1918) -- "The man who gave the movies a college education": Roxy, Rapee, and motion pictures at the Capitol Theatre (1919-1922) -- Roxy and the birth of media convergence (1922-1936). A capitol idea: Roxy and the birth of media convergence (1922-1925) -- "It's the Roxy and I'm Roxy": building the brand and the Roxy Theatre (1925-1927) -- It's all playing in Sheboygan: Roxy, Rapee, and the emergence of convergence (1928-1931) -- The prologue is past: Roxy, media divergence, and Radio City Music Hall (1931-1936) -- Conclusion
Control code
794494043
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 538 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231504256
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttgtk37
  • 1436295f-9c33-435e-b89e-5a01d3b1c7f3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794494043
Label
American showman : Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel and the birth of the entertainment industry, 1908-1935, Ross Melnick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Roxy and silent film exhibition (1908-1922). A new art for a new art form: Roxy and the development of motion picture exhibition (1908-1913) -- Broadway melody: Roxy, Riesenfeld, and the deluxe theater movement (1913-1917) -- The movie house as recruiting center: Roxy, World War I documentaries, and the engineering of consent (1917-1918) -- "The man who gave the movies a college education": Roxy, Rapee, and motion pictures at the Capitol Theatre (1919-1922) -- Roxy and the birth of media convergence (1922-1936). A capitol idea: Roxy and the birth of media convergence (1922-1925) -- "It's the Roxy and I'm Roxy": building the brand and the Roxy Theatre (1925-1927) -- It's all playing in Sheboygan: Roxy, Rapee, and the emergence of convergence (1928-1931) -- The prologue is past: Roxy, media divergence, and Radio City Music Hall (1931-1936) -- Conclusion
Control code
794494043
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 538 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231504256
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttgtk37
  • 1436295f-9c33-435e-b89e-5a01d3b1c7f3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794494043

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