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ERIC Number: ED334090
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Music for Silent Films: 1894-1929. A Guide.
Anderson, Gillian B., Comp.
This book is a guide for locating scores and musical cue sheets made for films of the silent era, 1894-1929. All entries are for the microfilmed items found in the Library of Congress and the Museum of Modern Art music collections. The format for each main entry includes: (1) entry number; (2) film title; (3) title as transcribed from title page; (4) literary source of film and its author; (5) adapter; (6) author(s) of screenplay; (7) producer; (8) director; (9) film company; (10) distributor; (11) composer/compiler; (12) musical series title; (13) publisher of music, place and date of publication; (14) instrumentation; (15) copyright registration and renewal information; (16) additional notes; (17) projection time and film footage; (18) library and call number; (19) pagination and height; and (20) microfilm and item number. Appendices list the microfilm contents and reel numbers, film scores, and cue sheets of silent films contained in six different collections. The book also includes many still photographs from silent films. (DB)
Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Film Music; Library of Congress; Museum Collections; Museum of Modern Art NY