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Silent film stars on the stages of Seattle : a history of performances by Hollywood notables / Eric L. Flom.

Eric L. Flom, 1968-

Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, c2009.

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  • Title:
    Silent film stars on the stages of Seattle : a history of performances by Hollywood notables / Eric L. Flom.
  • Author: Eric L. Flom, 1968-
  • Subjects: Theater -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- History; Vaudeville -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- History; Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States; Silent films -- United States -- History and criticism;
    Dewey: 792.0979777209041
  • Publication Details: Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, c2009.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Way out West: Seattle's theatrical history -- A race across the continent: the roadshow engagements of Lionel Barrymore, John Barrymore, Mary Miles Minter, William S. Hart, Douglas Fairbanks and Lon Chaney -- Roads of destiny: the roadshow engagements of Theda Bara, Marguerite Clark, Marshal Neilan, D.W. Griffith, Thomas Ince and Cecil B. DeMille -- All the comforts of home: the extended engagements of John Bunny, Roscoe Arbuckle and Tom Mix -- Laugh, town, laugh: the Vaudeville engagements of Buster Keaton, Charles Chaplin, Harry Langdon, Francis X. Bushman and Nell Shipman -- A matinee idol: the promotional appearances of William S. Hart, Nell Shipman, Rudolph Valentino, and the screen ball of 1919 -- Best foot forward: the sound era engagements of Roscoe Arbuckle, Tom Mix, Harry Langdon, Norma Talmadge, Blanche Sweet, Mary Pickford, Lillian Gish, Ben Turpin and J. Stuart Blackton -- The last word.
    Summary: "This book chronicles the Seattle stage engagements of over 30 silent film personalities, the majority of whom played the city prior to their major motion picture debuts. Three appendices provide a list of Seattle engagements, a list of Clara Kimball Young's performances, and a list of individuals listed in the Player Index of the J. Willis Sayre Collection"--Provided by publisher.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780786439089 (softcover : alk. paper) : No price; BNB GBA937600; System number 015101203
  • Notes: Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-285) and index.
  • Physical Description: ix, 299 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Shelfmark(s): Document Supply m09/.18701
  • UIN: BLL01015101203

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