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Body and soul : the cinematic vision of Robert Aldrich

Author: Tony Williams
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2004.
Series: Filmmakers series, no. 110.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Body and Soul explores the work of Robert Aldrich, a producer and director responsible for several notable films, including The Flight of the Phoenix, The Dirty Dozen, Too Late the Hero, The Longest Yard, and What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Tony Williams examines the relationship of Aldrich's films to the Cultural Front movement of the 1930s as well as to the blacklist of the 1950s. He also delineates Aldrich's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Robert Aldrich; Robert Aldrich; Robert Aldrich, Regisseur.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Williams
ISBN: 0810849933 9780810849938
OCLC Number: 54006495
Description: ix, 381 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Odets and Aldrich --
Enterprise and after --
Television work --
Apocalyptic noir --
The western odyssey --
Melodrama, authoritarianism and hysteria --
The private war of Robert Aldrich --
The game of self-respect --
Twilight's last gleaming --
Conclusion --
Appendix: The last days of Sodom and Gomorrah.
Series Title: Filmmakers series, no. 110.
Responsibility: Tony Williams.

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Body and Soul concentrates on the creative and cultural dilemmas-both personal and political-that affect the individuals in Aldrich's films.  Read more...
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Recommended. All collections; all levels. CHOICE In this critical study of the director and producer of such films as The Dirty Dozen, Kiss Me Deadly, and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, Read more...

 
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