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Film flam.

Elliot Paul

Film flam.

by Elliot Paul

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Published by Muller .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination160p.,ill.,20cm
Number of Pages160
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Open LibraryOL18721297M

This definitive interdisciplinary collection by leading scholars probes the theoretical and historical contexts of films made about the American past, from silent film to the present. The book offers a fresh assessment of studio era historical filmmaking and its legacy.   The Flim-Flam Man - Pigeon Drop scene with Slim Pickens-unedited Fear and Desire (Restored Full Length) () - Kubrick's debut film - Duration: Akash Chandra Recommended for.

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Flim-Flam! Randi explores and exposes what he believes to be the outrageous deception that has been promoted widely in the media. Unafraid to call researchers to account for their failures and impostures, Randi tells us that we have been badly served by scientists who have failed to follow the procedures required by their training and traditions. Film Flam: Essays on Hollywood he strays from the material that he is uniquely equipped to handle and wanders uncompellingly into film criticism, book reviews and digressions about column.


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About The Book A noted screenwriter himself, Pulitzer Prize-winner Larry McMurtry knows his Hollywood. In Film Flam,he takes a funny, original, and penetrating look at the movie industry and gives us the truth about the moguls, fads, flops, and box-office ed on: Septem   Film Flam, unlike McMurty's other books, has a depth of thought, morality, and an unusually complex vocabulary that makes it a more challenging read than expected.

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Although it never achieved high ratings, Moving Pictures was frequently used to teach film studies. Interviewed on the set of Pulp Fiction. A noted screenwriter himself, Pulitzer Prize-winner Larry McMurtry knows his Hollywood. In Film Flam, he takes a funny, original, and penetrating look at the movie industry and gives us the truth about the moguls, fads, flops, and box-office hits.

With successful movies and television miniseries made from several of his novels -- Terms of Endearment, The Last Picture Show, Lonesome Dove, and. Elsewhere in Film Flam, its author gives himself and the reader the enjoyment of assessing how television’s serial nature and evolving characters have bypassed the appeal of movies.

And late in the book is a disarmingly amusing chapter on the satisfactions of watching pulp movies by the cluster in fringe theatres. flimflam (flĭm′flăm′) Informal n. 1. Nonsense; humbug. 2. A deception; a swindle. tr.v. flimflammed, flimflamming, flimflams To swindle; cheat.From his recollections of the day Hollywood entered McMurtry's own life as he ate meat loaf in Fort Worth to the pleasures he found in the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Film Flam is one of the best books ever written about Hollywood.Film flam: essays on Hollywood.

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