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The conversations : Walter Murch and the art of editing film

Author: Michael Ondaatje; Walter Murch
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Here are Michael Ondaatje's conversations with film and sound editor Walter Murch.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Walter Murch; Walter Murch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ondaatje; Walter Murch
ISBN: 9780375709821 0375709827
OCLC Number: 57386159
Notes: Originally copyrighted 2002.
Includes index.
Description: xxi, 339 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
First Conversation. Humble Sounds; High School Confidential; "Strange Like Me"; Influences; Directors and Editors; Eyes Half Closed; There Is Only One First Time; The Dark Ages; "I'm not going to mix the picture upside down!"; Apocalypse Then and Now; Burning Celluloid; Brando; Willard's Gaze; On Editing Actors; The New Scenes; The Dead French; Apocalypse Now Redux --
Second Conversation. The Right Time for the Invention of the Wheel; Murder Music; Five Types of Ambiguity; Two Rumours; Devil's Work; Watch How They Say It; "Ka-lunk"; Novels and Films-The Redundant Abundance; The Tragedy-of-Job Moments; "Wideo"; The Non-Film Way of Living --
Third Conversation. Editing The Conversation; The Invisible Partner; The Minor Key; What's Under the Hands?; "Night Was Night": Re-editing Touch of Evil; "As if Orson was sending us notes"; The Wrong Echo; The Most Characteristic Angle. Fourth Conversation. Influences; Negative Twenty Questions; Enforced Idleness; Two Kinds of Filmmaking; Why Did He Like It Better?; Family Life; The Unanticipated Collisions of Things; A Pebble, A Cricket, A Wrench; "The Blue Looked Dead"; A Wrong Reading; Divergent/Convergent; The Disappearing Brother; Preludes; A Grease Pencil and Real Time; "Waiting for Provocation" --
Last Conversation. Blessed Unrest; Writing Return to Oz; Just Below the Surface; A Wonderful Line from Rilke; Dreams --
Miscellany. Murch and the Movies.
Responsibility: Michael Ondaatje.

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Here are Michael Ondaatje's conversations with film and sound editor Walter Murch.

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by clayton994 (WorldCat user on 2008-07-24)

Introduction -- First Conversation. Humble Sounds; High School Confidential; "Strange Like Me"; Influences; Directors and Editors; Eyes Half Closed; There Is Only One First Time; The Dark Ages; "I'm not going to mix the picture upside down!"; Apocalypse Then and Now; Burning Celluloid; Brando; Willard's Gaze; On Editing Actors; The New Scenes; The Dead French; Apocalypse Now Redux -- Second Conversation. The Right Time for the Invention of the Wheel; Murder Music; Five Types of Ambiguity; Two Rumours; Devil's Work; Watch How They Say It; "Ka-lunk"; Novels and Films-The Redundant Abundance; The Tragedy-of-Job Moments; "Wideo"; The Non-Film Way of Living -- Third Conversation. Editing The Conversation; The Invisible Partner; The Minor Key; What's Under the Hands?; "Night Was Night": Re-editing Touch of Evil; "As if Orson was sending us notes"; The Wrong Echo; The Most Characteristic Angle -- Fourth Conversation. Influences; Negative Twenty Questions; Enforced Idleness; Two Kinds of Filmmaking; Why Did He Like It Better?; Family Life; The Unanticipated Collisions of Things; A Pebble, A Cricket, A Wrench; "The Blue Looked Dead"; A Wrong Reading; Divergent/Convergent; The Disappearing Brother; Preludes; A Grease Pencil and Real Time; "Waiting for Provocation" -- Last Conversation. Blessed Unrest; Writing Return to Oz; Just Below the Surface; A Wonderful Line from Rilke; Dreams -- Miscellany. Murch and the Movies.

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