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Elia Kazan : the cinema of an American outsider

Author: Brian Neve
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
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"In 1999 Elia Kazan received an honorary Oscar for lifetime achievement; it was a controversial award, for in 1952 he had cooperated with the House Committee on Un-American Activities, for which he was ostracized by many. Kazan's life and work in the cinema are due a reassessment - one that is presented by Brian Neve in this book, drawing on neglected archive sources, including Kazan's own papers, and situating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Neve, Brian.
Elia Kazan.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(OCoLC)609008412
Named Person: Elia Kazan; Elia Kazan; Elia Kazan
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Neve
ISBN: 9781845115609 1845115600
OCLC Number: 236120415
Description: xi, 252 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Kazan at Twentieth Century-Fox --
New Directions: A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) and Viva Zapata! (1952) --
Elia Kazan and the House Committee on Un-American Activities --
Filming On the Waterfront (1954) --
Producer-Director: East of Eden (1955) and Baby Doll (1956) --
Journeys in the American South --
Splendour in the Grass (1961) and America America (1963) --
Into Myself: The Arrangement (1969) and After --
The Last Tycoon (1976): A Coda.
Responsibility: Brian Neve.
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In 1999, Elia Kazan received an Oscar for lifetime achievement. It was a controversial award. This book gives a reassessment of Kazan's technique with various actors, and his concern to photograph  Read more...

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