Making Movies

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A.A. Knopf, 1995 - Performing Arts - 220 pages
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From one of America's most acclaimed directors comes a book that is both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of the motion picture. Drawing on 40 years of experience on movies ranging from Long Day's Journey Into Night to The Verdict, Lumet explains the painstaking labor that results in two hours of screen magic.

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User Review  - AmberMcWilliams - LibraryThing

A wonderful overview of the film-making process, full of practical info and great anecdotes from an experienced man-of-the-trade. It's also very well written, leading from the technical information to the personal process seamlessly. And it makes you want to watch all Lumet's films! Read full review

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User Review  - regularguy5mb - LibraryThing

Sidney Lumet is one of those powerhouses of filmmaking. His films don't all have the greatest financial success, but over the years he has delivered some amazing cinema. I mean, this is the man who ... Read full review

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SEVEN
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Are Writers Necessary?
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The Most Misused Word Since Love
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