You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet: The American Talking Film: History & Memory, 1927-1949

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CONTENTS
Introduction3
1 The Hollywood Studios
The Studio Mystique -- The Myth of Metro -- The Panache of Paramount -- Warner Brothers -- 20th Century-Fox -- RKO -- Universal -- Columbia Pictures 22
2 Genres
The Musical -- The Gangster Film -- The Horror Film The Screwball Comedy -- The Western -- The Film Noir The War Film 31
3 The Directors
D.W. Griffith -- King Vidor -- Charles Chaplin Buster Keaton -- Harold Lloyd -- John Ford Josef von Sternberg -- Alfred Hitchcock -- Howard Hawks Orson Welles -- Ernest Lubitsch -- Preston Sturges Billy Wilder -- Leo McCarey -- George Cukor William Wyler -- Frank Capra -- George Stevens Frank Borzage -- John Stahl -- Max Ophüls130
4 Actors and Actresses
Greta Garbo -- James Cagney -- Edward G. Robinson Humphrey Bogart -- Bette Davis -- Cary Grant374

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgement vii
  • Contents ix
  • Introduction 3
  • 1 - The Hollywood Studios 22
  • 2 - Genres 31
  • 3 - The Directors 130
  • 4 - Actors and Actresses 374
  • 5 - Guilty Pleasures 466
  • Appendix I - Academy Awards: Nominations and Winners, 1927-1949 497
  • Appendix II - New York Film Critics Circle Awards, 1935-1949 513
  • Appendix III - Best Directors, 1927-1949 515
  • Appendix IV - Best Performances, 1929-1949 527
  • Index of Films 537
  • Index of Names 553
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