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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Dick, Bernard F.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2004
|Named Person:||Hal B Wallis; Hal B Wallis|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Bernard F Dick
|Description:||xiv, 287 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Chapter 1 Child of the Tenements --
Chapter 2 Becoming Hal B. Wallis --
Chapter 3 At the Court of the Clown Prince --
Chapter 4 The End of a Dubious Friendship --
Chapter 5 Starting Over --
Chapter 6 Morning Star --
Chapter 7 Interstellar Spaces --
Chapter 8 The Wallis Galaxy --
Chapter 9 Two Jokers and a King --
Chapter 10 Phoenix Rising --
Chapter 11 Brief Encounters --
Chapter 12 His Last Girl --
Chapter 13 Requiem for a Gentleman.
|Responsibility:||Bernard F. Dick.|
Within three months he was director of the department, and appointments to studio manager and production executive quickly followed. Wallis went on to oversee dozens of productions and formed his own production company in 1944." "Bernard F. Dick draws on numerous sources such as Wallis's personal production files and exclusive interviews with many of his contemporaries to finally tell the full story of his illustrious career. Dick combines his knowledge of behind-the-scenes Hollywood with fascinating anecdotes to create a portrait of one of Hollywood's early power players."--BOOK JACKET.