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Walker, Alexander

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ISBN 10: 0156848929 / ISBN 13: 9780156848923
Published by Harcourt Brace, New York, 1972
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8vo. Glossy covers, with b/w photograph of Kubrick. 304 pages, with Filmography [through A CLOCKWORK ORANGE]. Illustrated throughout with b/w stills and frame enlargements. No names, marks, or underlining. The first printing of the Expanded Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 000759

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Prime Source of 1st handed information about Stanley Kubrik and his work. Stanley Kubrik directs uses over 350 black and white stills to produce a biography of Kubrik through his work which is, in a way a projection of his life. It includes interviews with Kubrik and people he has worked with,a commentary on his films, the origins of his ideas and assessment of the impact of his films on his reputation. It covers work such as Lolita, Dr Strangelove, 2001 : A Space Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange as well as his most recent film, Eyes Wide Shut, a psychological thriller which is to star Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman.

About the Author: Alexander Walker is the author of over twenty books about the cinema and its stars, including bestselling biographies of Elizabeth Taylor, Vivien Leigh, Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Peter Sellers and Audrey Hepburn. He has also written standard works on the coming of the Talkies, a monograph on Stanley Kubrick, and the fullest account to date of the British film industry from 1960 to 1985. He has been the London "Evening Standard's" influential film critic since 1960 and has been named "Critic of the Year" three times in the British Press Awards. A prolific broadcaster on television and radio, he wrote and narrated four series of "Film Star" for the BBC. Alexander Walker was born in Ireland, and educated there, on the Continent and in the United States. He lives in London.

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Title: STANLEY KUBRICK DIRECTS: Expanded Edition

Publisher: Harcourt Brace, New York

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: paperback

Book Condition: Fine

Edition: Second edition

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