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By Peter Kobel, Martin Scorsese, Kevin Brownlow

A stunning, lavish historical past of silent video clips - with greater than four hundred outstanding photographs - captures the delivery of movie and icons like Chaplin, Garbo, Clara Bow, and Valentino.

Drawing at the outstanding selection of The Library of Congress, one of many maximum repositories for silent movie and memorabilia, Peter Kobel has created the definitive visible heritage of silent movie. From its start within the Nineties, with the earliest narrative shorts, throughout the great full-length gains of the Nineteen Twenties, SILENT video clips captures the best administrators and actors and their immortal movies.

SILENT video clips additionally appears on the know-how of early movie, using colour images, and the recovery paintings being spearheaded by way of a few of west Hollywood's most crucial administrators, equivalent to Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola.

Richly illustrated from the Library of Congress's large number of posters, paper prints, movie stills, and memorabilia-most of that have by no means been in print-SILENT video clips is a vital paintings of historical past that would even be a sought-after present booklet for all fans of movie.

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