Behind the Mask of Innocence: Sex, Violence, Crime: Films of Social Conscience in the Silent Era

Behind the Mask of Innocence: Sex, Violence, Crime: Films of Social Conscience in the Silent Era

by Kevin Brownlow
     
 

Combining film history and social history, Kevin Brownlow surveys the treatment of contemporary social problems by film directors and producers in the early part of the century. This is the definitive history of silent films, documenting many that have been lost or forgotten.

Overview


Combining film history and social history, Kevin Brownlow surveys the treatment of contemporary social problems by film directors and producers in the early part of the century. This is the definitive history of silent films, documenting many that have been lost or forgotten.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520076266
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
06/19/1992
Pages:
579
Product dimensions:
7.03(w) x 9.95(h) x 1.25(d)

Meet the Author


Kevin Brownlow is a film historian and documentary filmmaker whose other books include Parade's Gone By and Napoleon. Mr. Brownlow lives in London.

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