The Films Of Robert Wise

Author by : Richard C. Keenan
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Publisher by : Scarecrow Press
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Description : The Films of Robert Wise examines the nearly 40 features that represent the director's career. From Curse of the Cat People in 1944 to A Storm in Summer in 2001, Keenan offers a reappraisal of Wise's films so that the true quality of his work can be better appreciated. Drawing on more than 30 hours of interviews with Wise—as well as additional interviews with a number of his collaborators—Keenan reveals both Wise the craftsman and the artist.


Self And Society In The Films Of Robert Wise

Author by : Justin E.A. Busch
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Publisher by : McFarland
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Description : One of the most versatile Hollywood filmmmakers, Robert Wise had a number of renowned films under his directorial belt, including The Day The Earth Stood Still, West Side Story, The Sound of Music, and Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Nonetheless, Wise remains a rarely studied Hollywood figure—while many filmgoers know and love his films, few recognize his name. This book, the first in-depth analysis of Wise’s cinematic achievement, uncovers the elements that link the director’s diverse cinematic subjects and examines the ways in which tensions between individuals and their societies are explored. His films are seen from a new perspective that will heighten an appreciation for the range and depth of his overall body of work.


Robert Wise On His Films

Author by : Sergio Leemann
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Description : Each of the thirty-nine films that Wise has directed is presented here in photographs, a complete cast and credits listing, a story synopsis, and, most importantly, Robert Wise's own comments. Robert Wise on His Films is illustrated with 270 photographs and includes a short biographical portrait of Wise that draws heavily on his own words and Forewords by director Arthur Hiller and screenwriter Nelson Gidding.


Robert Wise

Author by : Wes D. Gehring
Languange : en
Publisher by : Indiana Historical Society
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Description : National Known film historian Wes Gehring explores Wise's life from his days in the Hoosier state to the beginning of his movie career at RKO studios working as the editor of Orson Welles's memorable Citizen Kane until his death in 2005. From his youth, sitting in darkened theaters enthralled by swashbuckling heroics, Wise developed a passion for film - a passion he followed for the rest of his life, making movies and winning Oscars in Hollywood.


Robert Wise

Author by : J. R. Jordan
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Description : Jordan examines the body of Wise's work in a film-by-film journey, his information woven neatly with interviews of participants providing the voices.


Robert Wise

Author by : Frank T. Thompson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood
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Description : A comprehensive look at the career of the director of such classic films as The Day the Earth Stood Still, West Side Story, and The Sound of Music.


The Directors

Author by : Robert J. Emery
Languange : en
Publisher by : TV Books Incorporated
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Description : Presents profiles of thirteen directors, including Ron Howard, James Cameron, Spike Lee, and Robert Wise.


Early Film Criticism Of Francois Truffaut

Author by : Wheeler Winston Dixon
Languange : en
Publisher by : Indiana University Press
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Description : Before turning to filmmaking, Francois Truffaut was a film critic writing for Cahiers du Cinema during the 1950s. The Early film Criticism of Francois Truffaut makes available, for the first time in English, articles that originally appeared in French journals such as Cahiers du Cinema and Arts. Truffaut discusses films by such acknowledged masters as Hitchcock, Huston, Dymytryk, and Lang, but also examines the work of such lesser-known directors as Robert Wise, Don Weis, and Roger Vadim.


The Films Of James Bridges

Author by : Peter Tonguette
Languange : en
Publisher by : McFarland
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Description : Originally arriving in Hollywood to pursue an acting career, James Bridges went on to write and direct such popular films as The Paper Chase, The China Syndrome and Urban Cowboy. This book tells the story of his life and career, helped by new interviews with friends and collaborators; it also offers a detailed analysis of each of Bridges’ eight feature films, including his lesser-known cult classics September 30, 1955 and Mike’s Murder.


Charles Mcgraw

Author by : Alan K. Rode
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Publisher by : McFarland
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Description : The iconic actor Charles McGraw appeared in over 140 roles on films and television, including the classic noir pictures The Killers (1946) and The Narrow Margin (1952). Whether portraying tough cops or sadistic killers, McGraw brought a unique authenticity to the screen. Emphasizing his impact on the film noir style, this comprehensive biography examines McGraw’s lengthy career against the backdrop of a changing Hollywood. Through numerous personal interviews with his surviving intimates, close acquaintances and co-workers, his tumultuous personal life is detailed from his earliest days to his bizarre, accidental death. Also included are an extensive critical filmography of McGraw’s feature film career, a complete list of television appearances and previously unpublished film stills and personal photos.