Robert Wise : shadowlands / Wes D. Gehring.

Author
Gehring, Wes D. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Indianapolis : Indiana Historical Society Press, ©2012.
Description
xxvii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-322) and filmography.
Contents
The early years -- A career detour: 1930s Hollywood -- Orson Welles -- Val Lewton and becoming a director -- Lewton and Maupassant: a template picture -- Wise's first noir classic: Born to kill -- Signature cinema: the set-up -- Life after RKO: The day the earth stood still and genre diversity -- Melodrama in various war settings: Run silent, run deep as metaphor -- "portraits" and biographies doubling as melodramas and/or noirs -- Wise's brass-ring decade: the 1960s -- Filmmaking: "a terribly expensive paint box" -- Epilogue.
ISBN
  • 9780871952967 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 0871952963 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
LCCN
2011034751
OCLC
747713065
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