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Beyond the epic : the life & films of David Lean

Author: Gene D Phillips
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Two-time Academy Award winner Sir David Lean (1908-1991) was a prominent director in the world of twentieth-century cinema, responsible for such classics as The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), and Doctor Zhivago (1965). British-born Lean asserted himself in Hollywood as a major filmmaker with his epic storytelling and panoramic visions of history, but he started out as a talented film
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Phillips, Gene D.
Beyond the epic.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c2006
(OCoLC)607865990
Named Person: David Lean; David Lean; David Lean; David Lean; David Lean; David Lean
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gene D Phillips
ISBN: 0813124158 9780813124155
OCLC Number: 71146448
Description: xvii, 545 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1: Getting started --
From silents to sound: The early years as a film editor --
A touch of class: Pygmalion, major Barbara, and other films --
Hope and glory: In which we serve and This happy breed --
2: The peak years in Britain --
Enchantment: Blithe spirit and Brief encounter --
Long day's journey: Great expectations --
Child's play: Oliver Twist --
3: From rank to korda --
The beautiful and the damned: The passionate friends and Madeleine --
The wild blue yonder: The sound barrier --
The stag at Eve: Hobson's choice --
Love in the afternoon: Summertime --
4: The peak years in Hollywood --
The undefeated: The bridge on the River Kwai --
Pillar of fire: Planning Lawrence of Arabia --
In search of a hero: Filming Lawrence of Arabia --
Knight without armor: Dr. Zhivago --
The lower depths: Ryan's daughter and The Bounty --
Darkness at noon: A passage to India.
Responsibility: Gene D. Phillips.
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Two-time Academy Award winner, Sir David Lean (1908-1991) was a prominent director in the world of twentieth-century cinema. Using elements of both biography and film criticism, this book examines  Read more...

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"[Phillips] offers an in-depth examination of prominent filmmaker David Lean." -- "Partners"

 
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