Silent Stars

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Film scholar Jeanine Basinger offers a revelatory, perceptive, and highly readable look at the greatest silent film stars -- not those few who are fully appreciated and understood, like Chaplin, Keaton, Gish, and Garbo, but those who have been misrepresented, unfairly dismissed, or forgotten.Included are Valentino, "the Sheik," who was hardly the effeminate lounge lizard he's been branded; Mary Pi...

Paperback: 510 pages
Publisher: Wesleyan; 1st edition (November 1, 2000)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0819564516
ISBN-13: 978-0819564511
Product Dimensions: 7 x 1 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 1527943
Format: PDF ePub Text djvu book

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As always I enjoyed another informative Hollywood Book by Ms Basinger. I could tell that lots of loving research went into this book. Never salacious or condescending, with plenty of down to earth facts about these silent stars and their rise to the ...

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couldn't have been further from the adorable little creature with golden ringlets that was her film persona; Marion Davies, unfairly pilloried in Citizen Kane; the original "Phantom" and "Hunchback," Lon Chaney; the beautiful Talmadge sisters, Norma and Constance. Here are the great divas, Pola Negri and Gloria Swanson; the great flappers, Colleen Moore and Clara Bow; the great cowboys, William S. Hart and Tom Mix; and the great lover, John Gilbert. Basinger also includes the quintessential slapstick comedienne, Mabel Normand, with her Keystone Kops; the quintessential all-American hero, Douglas Fairbanks; and, of course, the quintessential all-American dog, Rin-Tin-Tin.