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The epic films of David Lean

Author: Constantine Santas
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Widely regarded as one of the cinema's most accomplished directors, David Lean helmed such classics as Brief encounter, Great expectations, and Oliver Twist. He twice received the Academy Award for best director, and two of his films - The Bridge on the River Kwai and Lawrence of Arabia - won the Oscar for best pictures. . . Santas argues that the epics show a progression and refirnment of Lean's work and are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: David Lean; David Lean; David Lean
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Constantine Santas
ISBN: 9780810882102 0810882108
OCLC Number: 729863299
Description: xli, 197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The bridge on the River Kwai --
Lawrence of Arabia --
Doctor Ahivago --
Ryan's daughter --
A passage to India --
Epilogue Nostromo: the epic continues.
Responsibility: Constantine Santas.

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In this volume, David Lean's now undervalued epics-The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, Ryan's Daughter, and A Passage to India-are restored to the elevated esteem they  Read more...

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This is a fascinating, accurate, and highly readable account that will be valuable in both circulating and reference collections in large libraries with strengths in film history and criticism. Read more...

 
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