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Raoul Walsh : the true adventures of Hollywood's legendary director

Author: Marilyn Ann Moss
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2011.
Series: Screen classics (Lexington, Ky.)
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This biography of Hollywood director Raoul Walsh recounts Walsh's life and achievements in a career that spanned more than half a century and produced over two hundred films.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Raoul Walsh; Raoul Walsh
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Ann Moss
ISBN: 9780813133935 0813133939 9780813144443 0813144442 9780813133942 0813133947
OCLC Number: 682895312
Description: xiv, 482 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prologue : a wild ride --
Becoming Raoul Walsh --
Griffith and beyond: the apprenticeship years --
Leaning forward at Fox --
The dagger, the sword, and the gun --
Pre-code Walsh : the big camera --
Salt of the earth --
Beshert : the early Warner Bros. years --
Out of the night : at home at Warner Bros. --
One thousand and one nights with Errol Flynn --
In love and war --
Oedipus wrecked : the late 1940s at Warner Bros. --
By land and by sea --
Reverie --
His kind of women --
The adventure is larger than the man --
Epilogue : Walsh's American scene.
Series Title: Screen classics (Lexington, Ky.)
Responsibility: Marilyn Ann Moss.

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This biography of Hollywood director Raoul Walsh recounts Walsh's life and achievements in a career that spanned more than half a century and produced over two hundred films.

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"Moss went through archives, talked to survivors, and read memos, letters, reviews, interviews and autobiographies. The scope of this research is the book's lasting achievement. Walsh was a Read more...

 
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