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Author: Patrick McGilligan
ISBN13: 978-0312280383
Title: Film Crazy: Interviews with Hollywood Legends
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Language: English
Category: Movies
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin; 1st edition (August 25, 2001)
Pages: 270

Film Crazy: Interviews with Hollywood Legends by Patrick McGilligan

If you wish to learn more about the craft of film making, all of these books are great reads.

Film Crazy: Interviews With Hollywood Legends. Film Crazy: Interviews With Hollywood Legends. August 04, 2000 at 04:00 AM EDT. We saw ourselves as scholars or historians, writes author Patrick McGilligan, waxing nostalgically about the film craziness at the University of Wisconsin in the late 1960s and early 1970s, when cinema studies was in its infancy as an academic discipline

He rides the presidential campaign bus with Ronald Reagen, visits Alfred Hitchcock during the making of the Master of Suspense& last film, Family Plot, meets George Stevens at the Brown Derby, and conducts the last interview with the director of Shane and Giant. Film Crazy is a must for film students, scholars, and professionals. A resident of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he is also the author of several biographies on noted filmmakers George Cukor, Robert Altman, and Fritz Lang, the last of which was named a Notable Book of The Year by the New York Times.

Interviews with Hollywood Legends. by Patrick McGilligan. The legends interviewed by film historian and biographer McGilligan (Fritz Lang, 1997, et. are mostly directors whose careers date back to the silent movie days. His anthology brings together a dozen pieces published during the 1970s. By the time McGilligan, often accompanied by a co-interviewer, caught up with the subjects, most were in their 80s. Never intrusive, the journalists asked just enough questions to kickstart reminiscences

Personal Name: McGilligan, Patrick. Motion picture producers and directors Interviews Motion picture actors and actresses.

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A collection of interviews with many great figures of Hollywood's Golden Era from a respected Hollywood biographer offers revealing insights into such directors as Hitchcock and George Stevens and stars including Ida Lupino and future President Ronald Reagan. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
Reviews: 2
I agree fully with the second, positive, evaluation. Where else one can find Joel McCrea talking? Here is an enjoyable interview with him and many others. If you are getting these people talk, let them talk, because they tell interesting stories. This is one of the best books of its kind.
Once again Patrick McGilligan has enriched the movie goers understanding of film making with interviews of stars, producers, and directors from Hollywood's Golden Age, much as he has with the brilliant "Backstory" series of interviews with famed screenwriters. If you wish to learn more about the craft of film making, all of these books are great reads.