Backstory 4 : interviews with screenwriters of the 1970s and 1980s / edited and with an introduction by Patrick McGilligan
Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006.
Call No: 802.24(73) BAC Author: McGilligan, Patrick Source: US Place: Berkeley Publisher: University of California Press PubDate: 2006 PhysDes: x, 423 p. : ill. ; 23 cm Subject: SCRIPTWRITERS; SCRIPTWRITERS. USA; BENTON, ROBERT; COHEN, LARRY; EDWARDS, BLAKE; HILL, WALTER; JHABVALA, RUTH PRAWER; KASDAN, LAWRENCE; LEONARD, ELMORE; MAZURSKY, PAUL; MEYERS, NANCY; MILIUS, JOHN; RAPHAEL, FREDERIC; WESTLAKE, DONALD; SARGENT, ALVIN Summary: "Continuing Patrick McGuilligan's highly acclaimed series on Hollywood screenwriters, these engrossing, informative, provocative interviews give wonderfull detailed and personal stories from veteran writers of the seventies and eighties focusing on their craft, their lives, and their profession. Backstory 4 is a riveting insider's look at how movies get made; a rich perspective on many of the great films, directors, and actors of the seventies and eighties; and an articulate, forthright commentary on the art and business of screenwriting."-- Back cover Notes: Formerly CIP; Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-396) and index ISBN: 9780520245181; 0520245180 (pbk. : alk. paper) Contents: -- acknowlegments -- introduction -- Robert Benton : the new traditionalist / interview by Christian Keathley -- Larry Cohen : manic energy / interview by Patrick McGilligan -- Blake Edwards : jumping around / interview by Bill Krohn --
Walter Hill : last man standing / interview by Patrick McGilligan -- Ruth Prawer Jhabvala : out of India / interview by Vincent LoBrutto -- Lawrence Kasdan : a humanist in Hollywood / interview by Graham Fuller -- Elmore Leonard : the hot kid / interview by Patrick McGilligan -- Paul Mazursky : a map of the heart / interview by Nat Segaloff -- Nancy Meyers : late bloomer / interview by Fred Topel -- John Milius : the good fights / interview by Nat Segaloff -- Frederic Raphael : renaissance man / interview by John Baxter -- Alvin Sargent : pursuit and destination / interview by Patrick McGilligan -- Donald E. Westlake : the worst that could happen / interview by Patrick McGilligan -- bibliographic notes -- about the contributors -- general index -- index of films, plays, and books -- More info
personality microfilm collection
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Pictures will talk : the life and films of Joseph L. Mankiewicz / by Kenneth L. Geist
New York: Scribner, 1978.
Call No: 81MAN GEI Author: Geist, Kenneth L Place: New York Publisher: Scribner PubDate: 1978 PhysDes: xiii, 443 p. : ill. ; 24 cm Subject: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; TWENTIETH CENTURY-FOX; UNITED ARTISTS; WANGER, WALTER; WARNER BROS.; BENTON, ROBERT; CAINE, MICHAEL; Crawford, Joan; MANKIEWICZ, JOSEPH L.; HEPBURN, KATHARINE; ALL ABOUT EVE (US, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1950); BAREFOOT CONTESSA, THE (US, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1954); CLEOPATRA (US, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1963) Notes: "The films of Joseph L. Mankiewicz": p. -429; Includes bibliographical references and index ISBN: 0684155001 : $12.95 LON: 78001104; 1121216 More info
Scenes from a revolution : the birth of the new Hollywood / Mark Harris
Edinburgh: Canongate, 2008.
Call No: 71 (73) HAR Author: Harris Mark Place: Edinburgh Publisher: Canongate PubDate: 2008 PhysDes: 490 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm Subject: COLUMBIA PICTURES; CRITICISM; CRITICS; DIRECTORS. USA; HISTORY AND THE CINEMA. USA; HOLLYWOOD IN FILMS; JAMES BOND IN FILMS; TWENTIETH CENTURY-FOX; WALT DISNEY PRODUCTIONS; ALLEN, WOODY; ANTONIONI, MICHELANGELO; ASHBY, HAL; BANCROFT, ANNE; BEATTY, WARREN; BENTON, ROBERT; BERGMAN, INGRID; BLAKE, ROBERT; BRANDO, MARLON; BURTON, RICHARD; CAINE, MICHAEL; CARON, LESLIE; CUKOR, GEORGE; COLLINS, JOAN; CONNERY, SEAN; COPPOLA, FRANCIS FORD; CORMAN, ROGER; DANIELS, WILLIAM; DAVIS, SAMMY, Jr.; DAY, DORIS; DUNAWAY, FAYE; DUVALL, ROBERT; FELLINI, FEDERICO; FLEISCHER, RICHARD; FONDA, JANE; FRANKOVICH, MIKE; GODARD, JEAN-LUC; HARRISON, REX; HENRY, BUCK; HEPBURN, KATHARINE; HOFFMAN, DUSTIN; NEWMAN, DAVID; BONNIE AND CLYDE (US, Arthur Penn, 1967); CAMELOT (US, Joshua Logan, 1967); CLEOPATRA (US, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1963); COOL HAND LUKE (US, Stuart Rosenberg, 1967); DOCTOR DOLITTLE (US, Richard Fleischer, 1967); GRADUATE, THE (US, Mike Nichols, 1967); GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER (US, Stanley Kramer, 1967); KAEL, PAULINE; IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT (US, Norman Jewison, 1967) Summary: In this book, Mark Harris looks at 1967, and marks it as a pivotal moment in Hollywood's history: the shift from studio -generated epics, westerns and musicals, such as "Doctor Doolitle"to the director-centred European aesthetic seen in "Bonnie & Clyde" and "The Graduate". It was the birth of the New Hollywood. The book look at five films made in this year- "Bonnie & Clyde", "In the heat of the night", "Doctor Doolittle" "The Graduate" and "Guess who's coming to dinner" from the. first draft of the scripts to the impact of their release. The author interviews most of the actors in volved in the making of these films and presents a book about Hollywood and the United States at a critical juncture in their history. [Taken from the cover] Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. -438) and index. ISBN: 9781847671028 ID2: 277 More info
Talking pictures : screenwriters in the American cinema / Richard Corliss ; pref. by Andrew Sarris
New York: Penguin Books, 1975, c1974.
Call No: 802.24(73) COR Author: Corliss, Richard Place: New York Publisher: Penguin Books PubDate: 1975, c1974 PhysDes: xxviii, 398 p. ; 20 cm Subject: SCRIPTWRITERS. USA; STURGES, PRESTON; TASHLIN, FRANK; AXELROD, GEORGE; KOCH, HOWARD; WILDER, BILLY; COMDEN, BETTY; GREEN, ADOLPH; GORDON, RUTH; MANKIEWICZ, JOSEPH L.; ROBINSON, CASEY; DAVES, DELMER; LARDNER, RING, Jr.; BENTON, ROBERT; SOUTHERN, TERRY; SEGAL, ERICH; HENRY, BUCK; FEIFFER, JULES; NEWMAN, DAVID; TRUMBO, DALTON; FURTHMAN, JULES; BUCHMAN, SIDNEY; RYSKIND, MORRIE; MAYER, EDWIN JUSTUS; LEDERER, CHARLES; BRACKETT, CHARLES; NUGENT, FRANK S.; JOHNSON, NUNNALLY; LEHMAN, ERNEST; KANIN, GARSON; RISKIN, ROBERT; NICHOLS, DUDLEY; MANKIEWICZ, HERMAN J.; KRASNA, NORMAN; STONE, PETER; CHASE, BORDEN; POLONSKY, ABRAHAM; RAPHAELSON, SAMSON; HECHT, BEN ISBN: 0140040897 : $4.95 ($5.50 Can) LON: 279480 More info