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The Men who made the movies

interviews with Frank Capra, George Cukor, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Vincente Minnelli, King Vidor, Raoul Walsh, and William A. Wellman

by Frank Capra

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Interviews

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Richard Schickel.
      ContributionsCapra, Frank, 1897-, Schickel, Richard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1998.A2 M38
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 308 p. :
      Number of Pages308
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5069362M
      ISBN 100689106319
      LC Control Number74077858

      Summary. A look at Alfred Hitchcock's films. The Master of Suspense himself, who is interviewed extensively here, shares stories including his deep-seated fear of policemen, elaborates on the difference between shock and suspense, defines the meaning of "MacGuffin," and discusses his use of storyboarding in designing a from many of his greatest films (including "North by Northwest.   Directed by Brian Percival. With Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Ben Schnetzer. While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being protected by her adoptive parents.

      Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio is a non-fiction book by Tom Lewis, which traces the early development of radio broadcasting in the United States, published by HarperCollins in The book was adapted into both a documentary film by Ken Burns and a radio drama written and directed by David Ossman. The source of the title is from a quote by Lee DeForest.   ‘The Cat in the Hat’ and the Man Who Made That Theodor Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, next to a sculpture of one of his children’s book characters. Credit.

        Half of the films listed below were made during the “Mad Men” era (“The Best of Everything,” “The Apartment,” “Valley of the Dolls” and “The Man in the Grey Flannel Suit”) with. “Men who find themselves late are never sure. They are all the things the civics books tell us the good citizen should be: partisans but never zealots, respectors of the facts which attend each situation but never benders of those facts, uncomfortable in positions of leadership but rarely unable to turn down a responsibility once it has been offered or thrust upon them.


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