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, Trinity College Dublin:


Three biographies have been published on Rex Ingram to date:
  • Ruth Barton, Rex Ingram, Visionary Director of the Silent Screen (The University Press of Kentucky, 2014).
  • Leonhard Gmür, Rex Ingram, Hollywood's Rebel of the Silver Screen (Neopubli 2016)
  • Liam O’Leary, Rex Ingram, Master of the Silent Cinema (first published, 1980; reprinted 1993).

  • 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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