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Wednesday’s Book Review: “John Ford”


John Ford. By Peter Bogdanovich. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1978. The accomplished film director Peter Bogdanovich (The Last Picture Show and Paper Moon to name only two) interviewed legendary director John Ford in the latter 1960s. This book is … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Hollywood’s High Noon”


Hollywood’s High Noon: Moviemaking & Society before Television. By Thomas Cripps. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. 270 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliographical essay, index. Moviemaking before the latter 1950s and the rise of television has been the subject of numerous … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Hitchcock: The Making of a Reputation”


Hitchcock: The Making of a Reputation. By Robert E. Kapsis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992. The recent movies that have been made about Alfred Hitchcock—Hitchcock (2012) and The Girl (2012), both of which deal with obsessions and misbehavior in … Continue reading

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