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The Hollywood style ; The Star

Author: John LithgowJoe MortonKathleen J TurnerLawrence PitkethlyGreg MartinelliAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : FoxVideo [distributor], ©1995.
Series: American cinema, 1.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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The style of American movies evolved from the desire to tell a compelling, seamless story. This film examines the timeless style of Casablanca and other films to explore how American directors, screen writers, production designers, editors and cinematographers create worlds that audiences are eager to enter. Included are interviews with directors Bertrand Tavernier, Sydney Pollack, Martin Scorsese and Joseph  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Interviews
Named Person: Bertrand Tavernier; Sydney Pollack; Martin Scorsese; Joseph L Mankiewicz; Joan Crawford; Jack Lemmon; Eva Marie Saint; Julia Roberts; Ray Liotta; Joan Crawford; Jack Lemmon; Ray Liotta; Joseph L Mankiewicz; Sydney Pollack; Julia Roberts; Eva Marie Saint; Martin Scorsese; Bertrand Tavernier
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Lithgow; Joe Morton; Kathleen J Turner; Lawrence Pitkethly; Greg Martinelli; Molly Ornati; Rita Mate; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); New York Center for Visual History.; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); British Broadcasting Corporation.; Annenberg/CPB Collection.; Annenberg/CPB Project.
ISBN: 0793982383 9780793982387
OCLC Number: 32732845
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: This video combines parts 1 and 3 of the original television production broadcast on PBS.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Writer/director, Lawrence Pitkethly ; editor, Corey Shaff ; producer, Molly Ornati ; series producers, Greg Martinelli, Molly Ornati, Rita Mate, Lawrence Pitkethly.
Performer(s): Host, John Lithgow ; narrators, Joe Morton, Kathleen Turner.
Narrators, Joe Morton, Kathleen Turner.
Description: 1 videocassette (120 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: American cinema, 1.
Other Titles: Star
Responsibility: the New York Center for Visual History in co-production with KCET and the BBC ; the CBS/Fox Company.

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The style of American movies evolved from the desire to tell a compelling, seamless story. This film examines the timeless style of Casablanca and other films to explore how American directors, screen writers, production designers, editors and cinematographers create worlds that audiences are eager to enter. Included are interviews with directors Bertrand Tavernier, Sydney Pollack, Martin Scorsese and Joseph Mankiewicz. In the second segment Joan Crawford serves as a case study in the program, with many other stars profiled. Interviews with critics, scholars, and studio publicists round out this study of Hollywood stardom as a cultural phenomenon.

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