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The man and his Wings : William A. Wellman and the making of the first best picture

Auteur : William A Wellman
Éditeur : Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2006.
Édition/format :   Livre : Biographie : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
Résumé :
"William "Wild Bill" Wellman was not Paramount Pictures' first choice to direct the World War I epic Wings (1927), but as a former aviator and war hero, he was the right choice. Despite months waging epic battles of his own with studio executives, "Wild Bill" managed to finish the big-budget war saga by inventing many of the techniques still used to film aerial battle scenes. The film, starring Clara Bow, broke box
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Genre/forme : Biography
Format – détails additionnels : Online version:
Wellman, William A., 1937-
Man and his Wings.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2006
(OCoLC)607709476
Online version:
Wellman, William A., 1937-
Man and his Wings.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2006
(OCoLC)607719129
Personne nommée : William A Wellman; William Augustus Wellman; William A Wellman; William A Wellman
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie, Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : William A Wellman
ISBN : 0275985415 9780275985417
Numéro OCLC : 62326672
Description : xvii, 184 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contenu : The Waiting Game --
In Love and War --
The Homefront --
The Slippery Ropes of Hollywood --
The Director --
The Picture --
Judgments.
Responsabilité : William Wellman, Jr. ; foreword by Robert Redford.
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William Wellman was the director of the World War I epic, "Wings". This is his biography, and it describes the war hero, family man, occasional prankster, and underestimated visionary who changed  Lire la suite...

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