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The Resource Silent Players : a Biographical and Autobiographical Study of 100 Silent Film Actors and Actresses

Silent Players : a Biographical and Autobiographical Study of 100 Silent Film Actors and Actresses

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Silent Players : a Biographical and Autobiographical Study of 100 Silent Film Actors and Actresses
Title
Silent Players
Title remainder
a Biographical and Autobiographical Study of 100 Silent Film Actors and Actresses
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From his unique perspective of friendship with many of the actors and actresses about whom he writes, silent film historian Anthony Slide creates vivid portraits of the careers and often eccentric lives of 100 players from the American silent film industry. He profiles the era's shining stars such as Lillian Gish and Blanche Sweet; leading men including William Bakewell and Robert Harron; gifted leading ladies such as Laura La Plante and Alice Terry; ingénues like Mary Astor and Mary Brian; and even Hollywood's most famous extra, Bess Flowers. Although each original essay is accompanied by s
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Slide, Anthony
Dewey number
791.430280922
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1998.2
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Silent films
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Silent films
  • United States
Label
Silent Players : a Biographical and Autobiographical Study of 100 Silent Film Actors and Actresses
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Silent Players; Title; Copyright; This book is dedicated to Edward Wagenknecht, my mentor, friend, and whilom co-author.; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; A Personal Odyssey; Mignon Anderson; Mary Astor; William Bakewell; Lina Basquette; Madge Bellamy; Constance Binney; Priscilla Bonner; Hobart Bosworth; Evelyn Brent; Mary Brian; Gladys Brockwell; Kate Bruce; John Bunny; Ruth Clifford; Elmer Clifton; Miriam Cooper; Pauline Curley; Viola Dana; Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon; Philippe De Lacy; Carol Dempster; Dorothy Devore; Richard Dix; Billie Dove; Claire DuBrey; Virginia Brown faire
  • Bess flowersHoward Gaye; Lillian Gish; Dagmar Godowsky; Jetta Goudal; Ethel Grandin; Ralph Graves; Gilda Gray; Corinne Griffith; Robert Harron; William S. Hart; Alice Howell; Alice Joyce; Madge Kennedy; Doris Kenyon; J. Warren Kerrigan; Laura La Plante; The Legends: Lon Chaney, Charlie Chaplin, Greta Garbo, Buster Keaton and Rudolph Valentino; Harold Lloyd; Babe London; Bessie Love; Dorothy Mackaill; Mary MacLaren; Percy Marmont; Mae Marsh; James Morrison; Jack Mulhall; Mae Murray; Conrad Nagel; Nita Naldi; Mabel Normand; Jane Novak; George O'Brien; Gertrude Olmstead; Seena Owen; Jean Paige
  • Kathryn PerryOlga Petrova; Mary Philbin; Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks; Arline Pretty; Esther Ralston; Charles Ray; Wallace Reid; Billie Rhodes; Charles "Buddy" Rogers; Clarine Seymour; Lowell Sherman; Pauline Starke; Gloria Swanson; Blanche Sweet; Constance Talmadge; Norma Talmadge; Alice Terry; Florence Turner; The Vamps: Theda Bara, Louise Glaum, Kitty Gordon, Olga Grey, Alice Hollister and Valeska Suratt; George Walsh; Henry B. Walthall; Kathlyn Williams; Lois Wilson; Margery Wilson; Claire Windsor; Fay Wray; Index
Control code
768083091
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (460 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813137452
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hhcxg
  • 7b1c97cd-b85c-4543-9fee-ff416432ac82
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768083091
Label
Silent Players : a Biographical and Autobiographical Study of 100 Silent Film Actors and Actresses
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Silent Players; Title; Copyright; This book is dedicated to Edward Wagenknecht, my mentor, friend, and whilom co-author.; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; A Personal Odyssey; Mignon Anderson; Mary Astor; William Bakewell; Lina Basquette; Madge Bellamy; Constance Binney; Priscilla Bonner; Hobart Bosworth; Evelyn Brent; Mary Brian; Gladys Brockwell; Kate Bruce; John Bunny; Ruth Clifford; Elmer Clifton; Miriam Cooper; Pauline Curley; Viola Dana; Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon; Philippe De Lacy; Carol Dempster; Dorothy Devore; Richard Dix; Billie Dove; Claire DuBrey; Virginia Brown faire
  • Bess flowersHoward Gaye; Lillian Gish; Dagmar Godowsky; Jetta Goudal; Ethel Grandin; Ralph Graves; Gilda Gray; Corinne Griffith; Robert Harron; William S. Hart; Alice Howell; Alice Joyce; Madge Kennedy; Doris Kenyon; J. Warren Kerrigan; Laura La Plante; The Legends: Lon Chaney, Charlie Chaplin, Greta Garbo, Buster Keaton and Rudolph Valentino; Harold Lloyd; Babe London; Bessie Love; Dorothy Mackaill; Mary MacLaren; Percy Marmont; Mae Marsh; James Morrison; Jack Mulhall; Mae Murray; Conrad Nagel; Nita Naldi; Mabel Normand; Jane Novak; George O'Brien; Gertrude Olmstead; Seena Owen; Jean Paige
  • Kathryn PerryOlga Petrova; Mary Philbin; Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks; Arline Pretty; Esther Ralston; Charles Ray; Wallace Reid; Billie Rhodes; Charles "Buddy" Rogers; Clarine Seymour; Lowell Sherman; Pauline Starke; Gloria Swanson; Blanche Sweet; Constance Talmadge; Norma Talmadge; Alice Terry; Florence Turner; The Vamps: Theda Bara, Louise Glaum, Kitty Gordon, Olga Grey, Alice Hollister and Valeska Suratt; George Walsh; Henry B. Walthall; Kathlyn Williams; Lois Wilson; Margery Wilson; Claire Windsor; Fay Wray; Index
Control code
768083091
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (460 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813137452
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hhcxg
  • 7b1c97cd-b85c-4543-9fee-ff416432ac82
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768083091

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