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Hollywood auteur : Francis Coppola

Author: Jeffrey Chown
Publisher: New York : Praeger, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An examination of the struggle between art and commerce in Hollywood filmmaking as exemplified by the career of Francis Coppola. This book demonstrates how problematic the term "auteur" is in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chown, Jeffrey.
Hollywood auteur.
New York : Praeger, 1988
(OCoLC)572325483
Online version:
Chown, Jeffrey.
Hollywood auteur.
New York : Praeger, 1988
(OCoLC)609053653
Named Person: Francis Ford Coppola; Francis Ford Coppola; Francis Ford Coppola; Francis Ford Coppola
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Chown
ISBN: 0275929108 9780275929107
OCLC Number: 17105313
Description: vi, 230 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: What's in a name? - introduction; learning to crawl - "You're a Big Boy Now" (1967) and "Finian's Rainbow" (1968); personal filmmaking - "The Rain People" (1969); phenomenal success - "The Godfather" (1972); the challenge of originality - "The Conversation" 1974; renewal in revision - "Godfather II" (1974); going up the river - "Apocalypse Now" 1979; between epics/style pieces - "One From The Heart" (1982); "The Outsiders" 1983; and "Rumble Fish" (1983); Coppola comes to Harlem - "The Cotton Club" (1985); the hired hand - "Peggy Sue Got Married" (1986); and "Gardens of Stone" (1987).
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?In this extensive, critical survey of Francis Coppola's films, Chown attempts an auteur theory analysis tempered with an interesting overview of the turbulent economic and corporate controversies Read more...

 
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