The Ultimate Directory of Silent and Sound Era Performers
- Publish Date: 1999-07-19
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Billy H. Doyle
A follow-up to The Ultimate Directory of the Silent Screen Performers (1995), this text includes the birth, death, and career dates of actors during the transition from silents to sound and into the sound era in filmmaking. The book includes individuals from Europe, Asia, Australia, and North and South America, ranging from stars and featured actors to character and minor actors. The reader will find actors that bridge the silent and the sound eras, actors from the Golden Age of Hollywood, and actors who straddle the big screen and the small screen of television.
Information is included on thousands of actors from throughout the world, creating a populated map of film history. With the continued popularity of classic films, from early Hollywood and around the world, The Ultimate Directory of Silent and Sound Era Performers will be a welcome resource.