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Richard Lester

Author: Neil Sinyard
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Series: British film makers.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Richard Lester is of the most significant yet misunderstood directors of the post-war era. This book offers critical appreciation and reappraisal of his work, arguing that it had much greater depth and variety than he has been given credit for.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Richard Lester; Richard Lester
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Sinyard
ISBN: 9780719067563 0719067561 9780719067570 071906757X
OCLC Number: 468976245
Notes: "Filmography": p. [178]-191.
Description: 202 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Oblique moments --
Learning the craft --
Swingin' sixties --
Comedy tonight, tragedy tomorrow --
Trilogy of disillusionment --
All for one and every man for himself --
Holding the country to ransom --
Fame and misfortune --
Mixing bathing --
Romance and revolution --
Men and supermen --
Last orders.
Series Title: British film makers.
Responsibility: Neil Sinyard.
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A critical reappraisal of one of the most significant filmmakers of the post-war era, 'Beatles' director, Richard Lester.  Read more...

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