The Silent Cinema in Song, 1896- 1929



The Silent Cinema in Song, 1896- 1929
Publisher: McFarland 2008 | 394 Pages | ISBN: 0786438045 | PDF | 22 MB

Musical accompaniment was an important feature of the early moviegoing experience. The quality of a musical score could easily make or break silent films, and the songs sometimes became more popular than the films. At the same time, interestingly, the silent cinema became itself a major subject in popular music, inspiring a flood of songs about the films, the stars and the experience of going to the movies. Today, few of these songs are remembered. This study begins the documentation of the lost history of songs of the silent cinema.

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