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Classic American films : conversations with the screenwriters

Author: William Baer
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the origin and development of classic American films with the screenwriters who composed these great works.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Interviews
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Baer, William, 1948-
Classic American films.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008
(DLC) 2007038556
(OCoLC)166390635
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Baer
ISBN: 9780313348990 0313348995
OCLC Number: 191698695
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 265 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Front Matter; 01 Singin' in the Rain (1952); 02 On the Waterfront (1954); 03 Rebel Without a Cause (1955); 04 North by Northwest (1959); 05 Psycho (1960); 06 Hud (1963); 07 The Sound of Music (1965); 08 The Wild Bunch (1969); Photos; 09 American Graffiti (1973); 10 The Sting (1973); 11 The Exorcist (1973); 12 Jaws (1975); 13 Rocky (1976); 14 Tender Mercies (1983); End Matter.
Responsibility: William Baer.

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Explores the origin and development of many of the most influential and revered films in cinema history, and does so with the aid and insight of the people who actually wrote the screenplays. This  Read more...

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"Some of the most acclaimed American films are highlighted with lively production anecdotes and firsthand thematic reflections, including Singing in the Rain, On the Waterfront, The Sound of Music, Read more...

 
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