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John Huston : essays on a restless director

Author: Tony Tracy; Roddy Flynn
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fresh analyses of films are included along with insightful studies of Huston's oft-overlooked literary adaptations. Also evaluated are Huston's controversial World War II documentary, and two a clef portraits of the "real" Huston in the films The Way We Were and White Hunter, Black Heart. Bookending these essays are revealing interviews"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
John Huston.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, c2010
(DLC) 2010010357
(OCoLC)553368419
Named Person: John Huston; John Huston
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Tracy; Roddy Flynn
ISBN: 9780786459933 078645993X
OCLC Number: 659584805
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 226 p.)
Contents: Introduction / Tony Tracy and Roddy Flynn --
"Let's just see if it matters": an interview with Anjelica Huston / Tony Tracy --
Strange but close partners: Huston, romantic comedy and The African queen / Pablo Echart --
The ideological adventure of The man who would be king / Julie F. Codell --
The way we were and White hunter, black heart: Huston in fiction and reel life / Patrick McGilligan --
Huston's Mexico / Richard Vela --
The discreet charm of Huston and Buñuel: notes on a cinematic odd couple / Neil Sinyard --
Huston and the American South: The night of the iguana and Wise blood / Gary D. Rhodes --
Re-visioning the Western: landscape and gender in The misfits / Georgiana Banita --
Ethical commitment and political dissidence: Huston, HUAC, Hollywood and Key Largo / Reynold Humphries --
King adapter: Huston's famous and infamous adaptations of literary classics / Page Laws --
The melodramatic conscience of In this our life / Victoria Amador --
The Irish accent of The dead / Michael Patrick Gillespie --
A walk with love and death: from the jacquerie of 1358 to the turbulence of 1968 / Peter G. Christensen --
The Western, The Westerner, The Westerness: William Wyler, Menippean Satire and John Huston's The life and times of Judge Roy Bean / Lesley Brill --
John Huston and an Irish film industry / Roddy Flynn and Diog O'Connell --
Recollections of Huston: a conversation with Wieland Schultz-Keil / Tony Tracy.
Responsibility: edited by Tony Tracy and Roddy Flynn.

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Years after his death, American filmmaker John Huston (1906-1987) remains an enigmatic and compelling figure. This wide-ranging collection of new essays encompasses a variety of topics relating to  Read more...

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