Behind the Mask of Innocence: Sex, Violence, Crime: Films of Social Conscience in the Silent Era by Kevin Brownlow. A deep examination of just how diverse and bold silent film topics were. All sorts of still-controversial topics– from abortion to racism to poverty to true crimes– were featured in silent cinema.
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