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

Author: William Augustus Wellman
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: William Augustus Wellman; William Augustus Wellman; William A Wellman
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Augustus Wellman
ISBN: 0275985415 9780275985417
OCLC Number: 260133811
Description: 184 Seiten : zahlreiche Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction The Waiting Game In Love and War The Homefront The Slippery Ropes of Hollywood The Director The Picture Judgments Endnotes Bibliography Wellman Sources Acknowledgments Filmography Index
Responsibility: William Wellman.
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"What makes the book remarkable is not the Hollywood material but the director's experiences during World War I. In 1917, Wellman was a borderline juvenile delinquent from Brookline, Mass., when he Read more...

 
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