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STANLEY KUBRICK DIRECTS.

Walker, Alexander.

ISBN 10: 0151848858 / ISBN 13: 9780151848850
Published by HARCOURT, BRACE & JOVANOVICH., NY, 1971
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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About fine in a Nf. dj. (Black letter 'L' inked flush with spine block at bottom edge. Couple of short edge tears in dj. Faint sticker impression on front dj. flap) Illustrated. Bookseller Inventory # 15075

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Title: STANLEY KUBRICK DIRECTS.

Publisher: HARCOURT, BRACE & JOVANOVICH., NY

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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Alexander Walker's Stanley Kubrick, Director is the only book ever written with Kubrick's cooperation. This new edition, revised and expanded to discuss all of Kubrick's films -- including Eyes Wide Shut -- again received the approval of the reclusive director, who before his death allowed the use of illustrations taken directly from his films' frames. The result is a frame-by-frame examination of the inimitable style that infuses every Kubrick movie, from the pitch-perfect hilarity of Lolita to the icy supremacy of 2001: A Space Odyssey to the baroque horror of The Shining. The book's beautiful design and dynamic arrangement of photographic stills offer a frame-by-frame understanding of how Kubrick constructed a film. What emerges is a deeply human study of one remarkable artist's nature and obsessions, and how these changed and shifted in his four decades as a filmmaker.

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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