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Anthony Mann : the film career

Author: William Darby
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland & Co., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This detailed study of Anthony Mann argues Mann's prominence and influence alongside contemporaries like John Ford. Mann (1906-1967), he was best known for his film noir and westerns and his work starring Jimmy Stewart, but later moved into Cold War and epic films. The book features a filmography and 50 movie stills and photographs"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie (Descripteur de forme)
Named Person: Anthony Mann; Anthony Mann; Anthony Mann
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Darby
ISBN: 9780786438396 0786438398
OCLC Number: 718469675
Notes: Filmogr.: p. 267-280.
Description: IX, 294 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
In search of Anthony Mann --
Mann and the B film --
Mann and film noir --
Mann and the Western --
Mann and the 1950s --
Mann and epic films --
Mann and the century of total war : The heroes of Telemark (1965) and A dandy in Aspic (1968) --
Mann and the critics.
Responsibility: William Darby.

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