Final cut: dreams and disaster in the making of Heaven's gate

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W. Morrow, Jun 1, 1985 - Performing Arts - 432 pages
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Combining wit, insightful anecdotes, and historical perspective, the executive producer of "Heaven's Gate" offers an inside look at the making of the thirty-six-million-dollar disaster and its impact on modern moviemaking

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Review: Final Cut: Art, Money, and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate, the Film that Sank United Artists

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Unique amongst books I have read about cinema, this executive's view of the industry - and a particularly notable episode in its history - is fascinating. Bach was clearly an extremely intelligent and ... Read full review

Review: Final Cut: Art, Money, and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate, the Film that Sank United Artists

User Review  - Drew Raley - Goodreads

Self-serving first-person account of a slow-motion train wreck, written by a studio exec whose claim to fame was devaluing the studio to the extent that King Kong Kirk Kerkorian could snap United ... Read full review

Contents

Cast of Principal Characters
13
MOVIE PEOPLE
28
OBLIGATORY SCENES
96
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

Steven Bach is the author of the best-selling "Final Cut" & of "Marlene Dietrich: Life & Legend", both "New York Times" Notable Books of the Year. Before turning to writing he was a Broadway producer & head of production at United Artists. He teaches at Columbia University & Bennington College, & divides his time between New York, Vermont, & Europe.

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