The Resource David Lean : a biography, by Kevin Brownlow

David Lean : a biography, by Kevin Brownlow

Label
David Lean : a biography
Title
David Lean
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
by Kevin Brownlow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The life and its biographer provide a landmark work on the cinema. Emerging from a childhood of nearly Dickensian darkness, David Lean found his great success as a director of the appropriately titled Great Expectations. There followed his legendary black-and-white films of the 1940s and his four-film movie collaboration with Noel Coward. Lean's 1955 film Summertime took him from England to the world of international moviemaking and the stunning series of spectacular
  • Color epics that would gain for his work twenty-seven Academy Awards and fifty-six Academy Award nominations. All are classics, including The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, and A Passage to India. Kevin Brownlow, a film editor in his own right and author of the seminal silent film trilogy initiated with The Parade's Gone By ..., brings to Lean's biography an exhaustive knowledge of the art and the industry. One learns about the making of
  • Movies as realized by a master, but also of the highly personal costs of genius. The troubled Quaker family from which Lean came influenced his relationship with his son, his brother, and his six wives. Yet he showed in his work a deep understanding of humanity. The vastness of this scholarly and entertaining enterprise is augmented by sixteen pages of scenes from Lean's color films, thirty-two pages from his black-and-white movies, and throughout the text a vast number
  • Of photographs from his life and location work
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brownlow, Kevin
Dewey number
  • 791.43/0233/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1998.3.L43
LC item number
B76 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lean, David
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Lean, David
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Great Britain
  • Lean, David
  • Biographie
Label
David Lean : a biography, by Kevin Brownlow
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 748-754) and index
  • Filmography: pages 745-747
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 809 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035755743
Label
David Lean : a biography, by Kevin Brownlow
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 748-754) and index
  • Filmography: pages 745-747
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 809 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035755743

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