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Hollywood unknowns : a history of extras, bit players, and stand-ins / Anthony Slide.

Author/Creator:
Slide, Anthony.
Publication:
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 268 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
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Subjects:
Extras (Actors) -- United States.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Contents:
The extra in the early silent years
The 1920s
The Hollywood studio club
Central casting
The port of missing girls
The coming of sound
The stand-in
Celebrity extras
The silent star as extra
Ethnic extras
The 1940s, unionization, and beyond
"Extras, extras, read all about 'em".
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781617034749 (cloth : alk. paper)
1617034746 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781617034756 (ebook)
1617034754 (ebook)
OCLC:
777002224