Resources


Before the publication of Rex Ingram: Visionary Director of the Silent Screen, the main source of information on Rex Ingram was Liam O’Leary’s Rex Ingram, Master of the Silent Cinema (first published, 1980; reprinted 1993). In 2013, Leonhard Gmuer published Rex Ingram: Hollywood's Rebel of the Silver Screen (epubli). On this webpage, you will find further information and research resources. If you have materials we can upload, and are copyright-cleared, please contact Ruth Barton, Department of Film Studies, Trinity College Dublin,

Sources for further reading:

  • DeWitt Bodeen, More from Hollywood: The Careers of 15 Great American Stars (South Brunswick; New York, London: A.S. Barnes and Company; The Tantivy Press, 1977).
  • Kevin Brownlow, The Parade's Gone By (London: Secker & Warburg, 1968).
  • ———, David Lean: A Biography (London: Richard Cohen, 1996).
  • Susan Delson, Dudley Murphy, Hollywood Wild Card (Minneapolis, London: University of Minnesota Press, 2006).
  • Anne-Elizabeth Dutheil de la Rochère, Les Studios De La Victorine, 1919-1929 (Paris Nice: Association française de recherche sur l'histoire du cinéma, Cinémathèque de Nice 1998).
  • Allan R. Ellenberger, Ramon Novarro : A Biography of the Silent Film Idol, 1899-1968 : With a Filmography (Jefferson, N.C. ; London: McFarland, 1999).
  • Scott Eyman, Lion of Hollywood: The Life and Legend of Louis B. Mayer (London: Robson, 2005).
  • Robert Fleury, Deux Ans Dans Les Studios Américains (Editions d'Aujourd hui, 1984).
  • Victor Oscar Freeburg, Pictorial Beauty on the Screen (New York: Arno Press The New York Times, 1970).
  • Samuel Goldwyn, Behind the Screen (London: Grant Richards, 1924).
  • Emily Wortis Leider, Dark Lover : The Life and Death of Rudolph Valentino (London: Faber, 2003).
  • Liam O'Leary, Rex Ingram: Master of the Silent Cinema ([Pordenone, Italy 1980]: Le Giornate del Cinema Muto ; [London: British Film Institute, 1993).
  • Michael Powell, Million-Dollar Movie: The Second Volume of His Life in Movies (London: Heinemann, 1992).
  • ———, A Life in Movies: An Autobiography (London: Faber, 2000).
  • Phil Powrie, and Éric Rebillard, Pierre Batcheff and Stardom in 1920s French Cinema (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009).
  • N. Rambova, and H. Pickford, Rudolph Valentino: A Wife's Memories of an Icon (Pvg Publishing, 2009).
  • Terry Ramsaye, A Million and One Nights: A History of the Motion Picture through 1925. reprint edn (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986).
  • Thomas J. Slater, 'June Mathis a Woman Who Spoke through Silents', in American Silent Film, Discovering Marginalized Voices, ed. by Gregg Bachman and Thomas J. Slater (Carbondale and Edwardsvile: Southern Illinois University Press, 2002), pp. 201-16.
  • Anthony Slide, Silent Players (Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 2002).
  • ———, Silent Topics: Essays on Undocumented Areas of Silent Film (Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 2005).
  • ———, Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers (Jackson, Mississipppi: University Press of Mississippi, 2010).
  • Andre Soares, Beyond Paradise: The Life of Ramon Novarro (Jackson, Mississipppi: University Press of Mississippi, 2010).
  • Sewell Stokes, Pilloried! (Edinburgh: The Riverside Press Limited, 1928).
  • Gaylyn Studlar, This Mad Masquerade: Stardom and Masculinity in the Jazz Age (New York: Columbia University Press, 1996).

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