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Sam Peckinpah : man of iron

Author: Chris RodleyPaul JoyceAlan SharpJim SilkeR G ArmstrongAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This film explores the life and work of enigmatic and controversial film director Sam Peckinpah, whose violent films had a telling effect on the cinema of the 1970s and 80s. Actors, screenwriters, editors and producers who worked with him examine his life in an attempt to separate the man from the persona. Clips from key films reinforce this detailed discussion of Peckinpah's art and a fixation on violence that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Criticism and interpretation
Named Person: Sam Peckinpah; Sam Peckinpah; Sam Peckinpah
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Rodley; Paul Joyce; Alan Sharp; Jim Silke; R G Armstrong; Jason Robards; Mort Sahl; Monte Hellman; Daniel Melnick; L Q Jones; Gordon Dawson; Kris Kristofferson; Garth Craven; James Coburn; Ali MacGraw; Lucida Productions.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 71834294
Notes: Originally produced in 1999.
Credits: Editor, John Jeremy ; photographer, Biff Bracht, Alicia Alexander; co-producer (USA), Katherine Haber.
Performer(s): Alan Sharp, Jim Silke, R.G. Armstrong, Mort Sahl, Monte Hellman, Daniel Melnick, L.Q. Jones, Gordon Dawson, Kris Kristofferson, Garth Craven, James Coburn, Ali MacGraw, Katherine Haber, Bob Peckinpah.
Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Sam Peckinpah : a retrospective
Responsibility: producer, Chris Rodley ; director, Paul Joyce ; Lucida Productions for BBC Television in association with the Arts and Entertainment Network.

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This film explores the life and work of enigmatic and controversial film director Sam Peckinpah, whose violent films had a telling effect on the cinema of the 1970s and 80s. Actors, screenwriters, editors and producers who worked with him examine his life in an attempt to separate the man from the persona. Clips from key films reinforce this detailed discussion of Peckinpah's art and a fixation on violence that still permeates Hollywood today.

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