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Speed of Sound Hollywood and the Talkie Revolution, 1926-1930

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ISBN-10: 0684811626

ISBN-13: 9780684811628

Edition: 1997

Authors: Scott Eyman

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This is the epic story of the transition from silent films to talkies. Myth has it that it happened overnight, the talkies were born and stars with weak or inappropriate voices either killed themselves or went into seclusion.
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 3/13/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Scott Eyman is the literary critic of the Palm Beach Post and has written for numerous publications including the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Chicago Tribune. He is the author of numerous books about the movies including Lion of Hollywood: The Life of Louis B. Mayer, Print the Legend: The Life and Times of John Ford, Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise, The Speed of Sound, John Ford: The Searcher, and Pieces of My Heart with Robert Wagner.