Aim for the Heart: The Films of Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood is one of the world’s most popular action stars, who has matured into one of America’s finest producer-directors. Entertaining, illuminating and packed with information, Aim for the Heart is the first book to cover his full life in the movies, showing how as both actor and filmmaker Eastwood aims for the heart of the drama, whatever the story.
Howard Hughes follows Eastwood's craft through over 50 movies. He looks at his beginnings in fifties B-movies and in TV's Rawhide and his launch into superstardom in Sergio Leone's sixties spaghetti westerns. Later roles are discussed, including Beguiled, The Bridges of Madison County and Million Dollar Baby. Since 1970, Eastwood has enjoyed parallel success as director-producer of his own Malpaso Productions, with Bird, Mystic River and Letters from Iwo Jima, demonstrating formidable directing credentials.
Alongside details of all his movies, Eastwood’s story is illustrated with film stills, glimpses behind the scenes, and rare poster advertising material. Also featuring the most comprehensive credits filmography ever compiled on Eastwood’s work, as star and director.
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White Hunter Black Heart (1990) Eastwood followed his endeavours on Bird with
a return to formulaic knockabout comedy, the woeful Pink Cadillac (1989), but
surprised everyone with his next project as director-star. In White Hunter Black ...
... Bill Sorrells (Bakersfield officer), Jim Stafford (Long John), Michael Talbot (
Officer Morgan), Mark Taylor (Desk clerk), Jack Thibeau (Head muscle), Charles
Walker (Officer), Fats Domino (Himself), John Quade (Cholla, leader of the Black
... all Boats xx, 215 Babcock, Barbara 150, 231 Bacall, Lauren 144 Bach,
Catherine 96, 167, 220 Bacon, Irving xxii Bacon, Kevin 152-153, 232 Bad
Company 167 Bad Day at Black Rock 25 Baldacci, David 168 Balsam, Martin
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