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Keepers : the greatest films-and personal favorites-of a moviegoing lifetime

Schickel, Richard (author.).

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Erlanger Branch 791.4375 S331k 2015 (Text) 33126021042399 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101874714 (ebk.)
  • ISBN: 0375424598 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780375424595 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: vii, 304 pages ; 25 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Notes Toward the Definition of an Obsession -- Speaking of Silence -- Exceptions -- Ironies -- The System -- Men with Movie Cameras -- A Studio's Way -- "The Son of a Gun Is Nothing but a Tailor" -- A Touch of Lubitsch -- Two Cheers for Mr. Muckle -- Shrieks, Freaks, Geeks -- What's Funny About That? -- Greatness -- Ornaments of the Age -- "Up This Hero Goes" -- Getting Serious -- Masterpieces -- Don't You Know There's a War On? -- Children of Paradise -- Crime Waves -- Why We Fight -- Muse of Fire -- Here's Looking at You, Kid -- The Best Years -- Fasten Your Seat Belts -- Don't Unfasten Those Seat Belts Yet -- Mixed Baggage -- To Live -- Bergman--At Last -- The Criminal Life -- Clint -- Belle de Jour -- The Apu Trilogy -- Fellini -- Strange Loves -- Getting Started, or, I Thought You'd Never Ask -- The Wrath of God--Or Is It His Silence? -- Marty -- Earning It, or, Spielberg's Way -- Clint Again -- Tarnished Gold -- Kubrick Again -- The Force Is with Us -- Losing It -- "No Animals Were Harmed..." -- We've Got to End Somewhere -- That Wonderful Year--1987 -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
Subject: Motion pictures
Motion pictures Evaluation

RICHARD SCHICKEL is a film critic, documentary filmmaker, and movie historian. His books include Conversations with Scorsese; Clint Eastwood: A Biography; Intimate Strangers: The Culture of Celebrity in America; and D. W. Griffith: An American Life. His documentaries include Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin; Woody Allen: A Life in Film; and Shooting War, about combat cameramen in World War II. He has held a Guggenheim Fellowship and was awarded the British Film Institute Book Prize, the Maurice Bessy Prize for film criticism, and the William K. Everson Award for his work in film history.


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