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William Wyler : the life and films of Hollywood's most celebrated director

Author: Gabriel Miller
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

The director's later works were deeply influenced by his time in the army air force during World War II, and the disconnect between the idealized version of the postwar experience and reality became  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Miller, Gabriel.
William Wyler.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2013
(DLC) 2013010135
Named Person: William Wyler
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel Miller
ISBN: 9780813142111 0813142113
OCLC Number: 904303794
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 24 févr. 2015).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (483 p.)
Contents: Discovering a vocation and a style: The shakedown (1929), The love trap (1929), Hell's heroes (1930), A house divided (1931) --
Coming into his own: counsellor-at-law (1933) --
First-class pictures: These three (1936) --
The Wyler touch: Dodsworth (1936) --
A concoction: Come and get it (1936) --
The street where they live: Dead end (1937) --
Gone with the plague: Jezebel (1938) --
Home on the moors and the range: Wuthering Heights (1939), The westerner (1940), The letter (1940) --
Bette Davis and the South redux: The little foxes (1941) --
War films: Mrs. Miniver (1942), Memphis Belle (1944), Thunderbolt (1945) --
The way home: The best years of our lives (1946) --
The American scene I: The heiress (1949) --
The American scene II: Carrie (1952) --
The House Un-American Activities Committee: Detective story (1951), Roman holiday (1953), The desperate hours (1955), The children's hour (1961) --
The pacifist dilemma: friendly persuasion (1956), The big country (1958), Ben-Hur (1959) --
Final projects: The collector (1965), How to steal a million (1966), Funny girl (1968), The liberation of L.B. Jones.
Responsibility: Gabriel Miller.


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