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Rex Ingram: Visionary Director of the Silent Screen

Ruth Barton

Abstract

Rex Ingram: Visionary Director of the Silent Screen tells the story of one of the most celebrated and forgotten directors of the silent film era. Born in late-Victorian Dublin, Ingram immigrated to America in his teens and studied sculpture at Yale. Lured by the opportunities on offer in the exciting world of New York’s moving picture industry, he abandoned his studies for the cinema. Worldwide success came in 1921 with The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, starring Alice Terry and Rudolph Valentino. One hit followed another, but for this obstinate perfectionist life in the newly organized Holl ... More

Keywords: Ingram, Valentino, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Victorine, Irish

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780813147093
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813147093.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ruth Barton, author
Trinity College Dublin