Steven Spielberg: A Biography

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Da Capo Press, 1999 - Performing Arts - 528 pages
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Director, producer, and studio magnate, Steven Spielberg is the most successful filmmaker in movie history, responsible for such box-office blockbusters as Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, the Indiana Jones trilogy, Jurassic Park, and Saving Private Ryan. From Spielberg's troubled youth to the personal epiphany of Schindler's List and the founding of DreamWorks, this impeccable biography reveals hidden dimensions of his personality and creative evolution while illuminating each film. This impeccable biography reveals hidden dimensions of the director's creative evolution while illuminating each film.

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David Hilder reads McBride's unauthorized biography of one of the world's primary director/producers (LJ 4/15/97), and he performs competently, using a level tone for every character and keeping the ... Read full review

Steven Spielberg: a biography

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This is the first in-depth biography of the film director whose works--E.T., Jaws, Jurassic Park, and Schindler's List among them--need no introduction to anyone with the slightest awareness of ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Joseph McBrides's many books include John Ford (with Michael Wilmington) and Orson Welles, Hawks on Hawks, Frank Capra: The Catastrophe of Success, and The Book of Movie Lists. His film scripts include the cult classic Rock146 n146 Roll High School and five American Film Institute Life Achievement Award television specials. He lives in Los Angeles.

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