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Albert Capellani: Pioneer of the Silent Screen

by Leteux, Christine

<P>In recent years, technology has given films of the silent era and their creators a second life as new processes have eased their restoration and distribution. Among the films benefitting from these developments are the works of director ...

ISBN: 9780813166452

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Alexander Payne

Interviews

by Julie Levinson

<p>Since 1996, Alexander Payne has made six feature films and a short segment of an omnibus movie. Although his body of work is quantitatively small, it is qualitatively impressive. His movies have garnered numerous accolades and awards, ...

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Alexander Payne: Interviews

by Levinson, Julie

Interviews with the director of <i>Citizen Ruth</i>, <i>Nebraska</i>, and <i>The Descendants </i> ...

ISBN: 9781628461107

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Altman on Altman

by David Thompson

<p>In <i>Altman on Altman</i>, one of American cinema's most incorrigible mavericks reflects on a brilliant career.</p><p>Robert Altman served a long apprenticeship in movie-making before his great breakthrough, the Korean War comedy <i>M*A*S*H ...

ISBN: 9780571261642

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An Interview with Steven Soderbergh about the making of Kafka

by Nicholas Pasquariello

<p>A three-hour interview about the making of Kafka (1992), Steven Soderbergh&apos;s second feature film. This is the first time the complete interview has been published in English. Portions of this interview were originally published in ...

ISBN: 9780965311489

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Ang Lee

Interviews

by Karla Rae Fuller

<p>Taiwanese born, Ang Lee (b. 1954) has produced diverse films in his award-winning body of work. Sometimes working in the West, sometimes in the East, he creates films that defy easy categorization and continue to amaze audiences worldwide. ...

ISBN: 9781626745797

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Anything But Merry!

The life and times of Lily Elsie

by David Slattery-Christy

<B> <P>Discover the extraordinary life</B> of one of Edwardian England’s most celebrated and revered musical comedy stars, <B>Lily Elsie</B>. From her childhood days in the music halls of Salford and her rise to fame as the child singing star ...

ISBN: 9781481775427

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Baz Luhrmann

Interviews

by Tom Ryan

<p>Though he has made only five films in two decades—<i>Strictly Ballroom, William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet</i>, and the Oscar-nominated films <i>Moulin Rouge!, Australia</i>, and <i>The Great Gatsby</i>—Australian writer-director Baz ...

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Baz Luhrmann: Interviews

by Ryan, Tom

Interviews with the director of <i>William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet</i>, <i>Moulin Rouge!</i>, <i>Australia</i>, and <i>The Great Gatsby</i> ...

ISBN: 9781628461503

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Bertrand Tavernier

Interviews

by Lynn A. Higgins & T. Jefferson Kline

<p>Bertrand Tavernier (b. 1941) is widely considered to be the leading light in a generation of French filmmakers who launched their careers in the 1970s, in the wake of the New Wave. In just over forty years, he has directed twenty-two feature ...

ISBN: 9781496807694

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Beyond Coffee and Cherry Pie

by scott colbert

<p data-version="1.1">In his third volume of film essays, best-selling author Scott Colbert takes a look at the work of David Lynch</p> <p>With his conversational tone, and knowledge, which made his work on John Waters and David Cronenberg so ...

ISBN: 9781519909923

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Boro, L'Ile d'Amour: The Films of Walerian Borowczyk

by Kuc, Kamila

<p> There has been a recent revival of interest in the work of Polish film director Walerian Borowczyk, a label-defying auteur and "escape artist" if there ever was one. This collection serves as an introduction and a guide to Borowczyk's ...

ISBN: 9781782387022

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Brian De Palma's Split-Screen

A Life in Film

by Douglas Keesey

<p>Over the last five decades, the films of director Brian De Palma (b. 1940) have been among the biggest successes (<i>The Untouchables, Mission: Impossible</i>) and the most high-profile failures (<i>The Bonfire of the Vanities</i>) in ...

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Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

by Keesey, Douglas

<p>A biographical approach to the films of a controversial and provocative director</p> ...

ISBN: 9781628467017

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Buccaneer

James Stuart Blackton and the Birth of American Movies

by Donald Dewey

<span><span>A man of many film firsts, James Stuart Blackton promoted motion pictures as a mass commercial medium by creating the first true movie studio, adopting the star system, pioneering film animation, and publishing </span><span ...

ISBN: 9781442242593

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Charles Urban: Pioneering the Non-Fiction Film in Britain and America, 1897 - 1925

by McKernan, Luke

<p><p><BR>Based on original research from Charles Urban&rsquo;s own papers, this is the first biography of this influential film maker and innovator. It is also a historical study of the development of the non-fiction film in Britain and America

ISBN: 9780859899062

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Charles Walters

The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

by Brent Phillips

<P>From the trolley scene in <I>Meet Me in St. Louis</I> (1944) to Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers's last dance on the silver screen ( <I>The Barkleys of Broadway</I>, 1949) to Judy Garland's timeless, tuxedo-clad performance of "Get Happy" ( ...

ISBN: 9780813147222

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Charlie Chaplin's Red Letter Days

At Work with the Comic Genius

by Fred Goodwins & Dan Kamin

<span><span>By the end of 1914, Charlie Chaplin had become the most popular actor in films, and reporters were clamoring for interviews with the comedy sensation. But no reporter had more access than Fred Goodwins. A British actor who joined ...

ISBN: 9781442278097

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Conversations with Gus Van Sant

by Mario Falsetto

<span><span>One of the most talented and imaginative artists of independent cinema, Gus Van Sant established himself with a number of important movies of the late 1980s and early 1990s. Beginning with </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Mala

ISBN: 9781442247673

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Conversations with Jack Cardiff

Art, light and direction in cinema

by Justin Bowyer & Mike Figgis Mike Figgis

Jack Cardiff was responsible for some of the most visually stunning fims in cinematic history. Tile Red Shoes, A Matter of Life of Death, Black Narcissus, Rope, The African Queen, Sons and Lovers, Girl on a Motorcycle and the blockbuster Conan ...

ISBN: 9781849942539

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