United Artists, Volume 1, 1919–1950: The Company Built by the Stars
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United Arists Really great book! Must reading for anyone interesting in early Hollywood and/or United Artists, talks about movies of 'teens, 20s, 30s. Great resource.
“A book of distinct value to all who have a serious interest in the history of motion pictures.”—Ben Irwin, Los Angeles Times
Griffith—four of the greatest names of the silent era—United Artists functioned as a distribution company for independent producers. United Artists was a unique motion picture company in the history of Hollywood. In this lively and detailed history of United Artists from 1919 through 1951, film scholar Tino Balio chronicles the company’s struggle for survival, its rise to prominence as the Tiffany of the industry, and its near extinction in the 1940s. This edition is updated with a new introduction by Balio that pl