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The films of Robert Wise

Author: Richard C Keenan
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the nearly forty features that represent the Robert Wise's director's career. Starting from "Curse of the Cat People" in 1944 to "A Storm in Summer" in 2001, this book offers an appraisal of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Keenan, Richard C., 1939-
Films of Robert Wise.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2007
(OCoLC)644327352
Named Person: Robert Wise; Robert Wise, Regisseur.; Robert Wise
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Keenan
ISBN: 9780810858855 0810858851
OCLC Number: 85783404
Notes: Filmography (p. 175-199).
Description: x, 209 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface --
The early years at RKO --
The years with Val Lewton --
More B movies --
Moving up: from B to A --
Wise at his best: The Set-Up --
The years at Warner Bros. and Fox --
Science fiction and the Cold War: The Day the Earth Stood Still --
1952-1958: documentary style --
and everything else... --
"Produced" by Robert Wise --
From stage to film: preeminent translator of musicals --
The 1970s --
Searching for new beginnings --
Appendix: An interview with Robert Wise.
Responsibility: Richard C. Keenan.
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The author is generally evenhanded in granting measured attention to each of Wise's films. We are lucky to have now a critical study of the films of Robert Wise, but even lucker that The Films of Read more...

 
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