TITLE

The silence of the silents

AUTHOR(S)
Altman, Rick
PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Winter96, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p648
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the presence of music and sound effects in early motion pictures in the United States. Definition of the nature and function of the sounds used in silent films; Reference to the motion picture `The Great Train Robbery'; Importance of research into silent film sound.
ACCESSION #
9707084296

 

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