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

Auteur: William A Wellman
Uitgever: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2006.
Editie/Formaat:   Print book : Biografie : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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"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/Vorm: Biography
Aanvullende fysieke materiaalsoort: 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
Genoemd persoon: William A Wellman; William A Wellman; William A Wellman; William Augustus Wellman
Genre: Biografie, Internetbron
Soort document: Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: William A Wellman
ISBN: 0275985415 9780275985417
OCLC-nummer: 62326672
Beschrijving: xvii, 184 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Inhoud: The Waiting Game --
In Love and War --
The Homefront --
The Slippery Ropes of Hollywood --
The Director --
The Picture --
Judgments.
Verantwoordelijkheid: William Wellman, Jr. ; foreword by Robert Redford.
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