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Beyond the epic : the life & films of David Lean

Author: Gene D Phillips
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Two-time Academy Award winner Sir David Lean (1908-1991) was a prominent director in the world of twentieth-century cinema, responsible for such classics as The Bridge on the River Kwai, Doctor Zhivago, and Lawrence of Arabia. British-born Lean asserted himself in Hollywood as a major artistic voice with his epic storytelling and panoramic depictions of history, but he was also a highly skilled film editor in Great  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Phillips, Gene D.
Beyond the epic.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006
(DLC) 2006028044
Named Person: David Lean; David Lean; David Lean; David Lean; David Lean; David Lean
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gene D Phillips
ISBN: 0813171555 9780813171555 9780813138206 0813138205 1283232731 9781283232739 9786613232731 6613232734
OCLC Number: 77011121
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 545 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Chronology; Prologue: A World on Film; 1. From Silents to Sound; 2. A Touch of Class; 3. Hope and Glory; 4. Enchantment; 5. Long Day's Journey; 6. Child's Play; 7. The Beautiful and the Damned; 8. The Wild Blue Yonder; 9. The Stag at Eve; 10. Love in the Afternoon; 11. The Undefeated; 12. Pillar of Fire; 13. In Search of a Hero; 14. Knight Without Armor; 15. The Lower Depths; 16. Darkness at Noon; Epilogue; Filmography; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index; Photo insert.
Responsibility: Gene D. Phillips.


Combining elements of biography and film criticism, Beyond the Epic: The Life and Films of David Lean uses screenplays and production histories to assess Lean's body of work.  Read more...


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