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Howard Hawks, American artist

Author: Jim Hillier; Peter Wollen; British Film Institute.
Publisher: London : BFI Publishing, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The titles of Howard Hawks' most illustrious works are among the best known of all Hollywood classics. Bring Up Baby, The Big Sleep, Red River and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes are more popular today than they have ever been. The anthology of the best criticism produced about Hawks' films demonstrates the coherence and integrity of his works as a whole, and argues for its centrality to the the tradition of classic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Howard Hawks, American artist.
London : BFI Publishing, 1996
(OCoLC)606082225
Online version:
Howard Hawks, American artist.
London : BFI Publishing, 1996
(OCoLC)607836104
Named Person: Howard Hawks; Howard Hawks; Howard Hawks; Howard Hawks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Hillier; Peter Wollen; British Film Institute.
ISBN: 0851705928 9780851705927 0851705936 9780851705934
OCLC Number: 36408177
Description: 252 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Peter Wollen --
A Girl in Every Port / Jean-George Auriol --
Ceiling Zero / Otis Ferguson --
Barbary Coast and Only Angels Have Wings / Graham Greene --
To Have and Have Not / James Agee --
Air Force / Andre Bazin --
The Genius of Howard Hawks / Jacques Rivette --
How Could You Possibly Be a Hitchcocko-Hawksian? / Andre Bazin --
Underground Films / Manny Farber --
Cowboy Cop / G. Gain (Guillermo Cabrara Infante) --
Interview with Howard Hawks / Peter Bogdanovich --
Hawks's Comedies / V.F. Perkins --
The Modernity of Howard Hawks / Henri Langlois --
Hatari! / Jean Douchet --
Howard Hawks / Lee Russell --
Rio Bravo / Robin Wood --
Howard Hawks / Andrew Sarris --
Man's Favorite Sport? / Molly Haskell- The Hawksian woman / Naomi Wise --
A comment on 'The Hawksian woman' / Leigh Brackett --
I Was a Male War Bride / John Belton --
Leopards in Connecticut: Bringing Up Baby / Stanley Cavell --
Hawks and Faulkner / Bruce Kawin --
Empire to the west: Red River / Robert Sklar --
Retrospect / Robin Wood --
How Howard Hawks brought baby up: An apologia for the studio system / Richard B. Jewell --
Borden Chase, Howard Hawks and Red River / Richard Corliss --
Classic Hollywood's holding pattern: The combat films of World War II / Robert B. Ray --
Howard the dreamer / Slim Keith --
Fig Leaves in Hollywood: Female representation and consumer culture / Jeanne Thomas Allen --
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: Anita Loos/Howard Hawks/Marilyn Monroe / Laura Mulvey.
Responsibility: edited by Jim Hillier and Peter Wollen.
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1996 is the centenary of the birth of Howard Hawks, one of the great directors of American cinema. This anthology collects together writings from around the world on the director of such films as  Read more...

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"An excellent collection of essays, reviews and interviews."--"The Observer

 
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