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By Lucy Fischer,Angela Dalle Vacche,Jennifer M. Bean,Sumiko Higashi,Michael Aronson,Mark Anderson,Sara Ross,Gwenda Young,Maureen Turim,Marcia Landy

During the Nineteen Twenties, sound revolutionized the movie and cinema persisted as some of the most major and well known sorts of mass leisure on the earth. movie studios have been remodeled into significant organisations, hiring a number of craftsmen and technicians together with cinematographers, editors, screenwriters, and set designers. The start of the celebrity method supported the meteoric upward push and megastar prestige of actors together with Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, and Rudolph Valentino whereas black performers (relegated to "race films") seemed now and again in mainstream videos. The vintage Hollywood movie kind used to be perfected and important movie genres have been validated: the melodrama, western, historic epic, and romantic comedy, in addition to slapstick, technological know-how fiction, and fantasy.

In ten unique essays, American Cinema of the 1920s examines the movie industry's persisted progress and prosperity whereas targeting very important subject matters of the era.

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