The Men who Made the Movies: Interviews with Frank Capra, George Cukor, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Vincente Minnelli, King Vidor, Raoul Walsh, and William A. Wellman

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Frank Capra, Richard Schickel
I.R. Dee, 1975 - Performing Arts - 308 pages
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Mr. Schickel takes on eight of Hollywood s finest directors in conversation Hitchcock, Capra, Minnelli, Cukor, Hawks, Wellman, Vidor, and Walsh reminiscing about their working lives which spanned the most intriguing decades of American filmmaking. Each of these directors created a canon of work that even today sustains critical analysis without sacrificing popular appeal. Immensely readable and richly informative...it provides a real education in just how movies are made....One of the best introductions to the cinema that one could ask for. Library Journal."

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First published in 1975, this is a who's who of great film directors. The book offers interviews with Alfred Hitchcock, Frank Capra, Vincente Minnelli, George Cukor, Howard Hawks, William Wellman ... Read full review

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INTRODUCTION
4
HOWARD HAWKS
94
KING VIDOR
131
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Richard Schickel is a film critic for Time magazine and an often-honored observer of American culture. His many books include Intimate Strangers and Matinee Idylls as well as biographies of Clint Eastwood, Marlon Brando, James Cagney, D. W. Griffith, Cary Grant, and Walt Disney. He lives in Los Angeles.

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