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My only great passion : the life and films of Carl Th. Dreyer

Author: Jean Drum; Dale D Drum
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2000.
Series: Filmmakers series, no. 68.
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"My Only Great Passion, the first full-length English language biography of Dreyer, is based on extensive and exclusive interviews with both Dreyer and people who worked with him. This biography provides the most comprehensive critical examination to date of both Dreyer's life and his approach to filmmaking. My Only Great Passion provides insights into the man who first raised European film above the level of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Drum, Jean.
My only great passion.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606547442
Named Person: Carl Theodor Dreyer; Carl Theodor Dreyer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Drum; Dale D Drum
ISBN: 0810836793 9780810836792
OCLC Number: 43185902
Description: xx, 329 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A Stubbornness Wrapped Up in Mildness --
A Copenhagen Childhood --
Journalist and Airman --
Learning His Art and Craft --
Dreyer Goes Abroad --
Further Experiments --
First Real Success --
Greatness and Tragedy --
Film-Production Carl Dreyer --
Interregnum --
Two Films --
Work in a Smaller Mode --
Ordet --
The Last Film --
The End of a Dream.
Series Title: Filmmakers series, no. 68.
Responsibility: Jean Drum & Dale D. Drum.

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"My Only Great Passion, the first full-length English language biography of Dreyer, is based on extensive and exclusive interviews with both Dreyer and people who worked with him. This biography provides the most comprehensive critical examination to date of both Dreyer's life and his approach to filmmaking. My Only Great Passion provides insights into the man who first raised European film above the level of entertainment and placed it in the realm of art."--BOOK JACKET.

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