List of IllustrationsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: An Art of the Theater1. Making Movies Fit2. Store Theaters: A Radical Break3. Palatial Architecture, Democratized Audience4. Elite Taste in a Mass Medium5. Uncanny Theater6. The Architectural ScreenConclusion: Ontological Fade-OutAppendix 1: Stage Shows and Double Features in Select Markets Outside New York CityAppendix 2: Feature Films Based on Theatrical SourcesAppenidx 3: FilmographyAppendix 4: List of TheatersAbbreviations Used for Citations in NotesNotesSelected BibliographyIndex
William Paul is professor of film and media studies at Washington University in St. Louis. He is also the author of Ernst Lubitsch's American Comedy (1983) and Laughing Screaming: Modern Hollywood Horror and Comedy (1994).