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World and Its Double The Life and Work of Otto Preminger

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ISBN-10: 086547995X

ISBN-13: 9780865479951

Edition: N/A

Authors: Chris Fujiwara

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"Gives Preminger's work the serious and subtle analysis it deserves."Geoffrey O'Brien, author ofThe Phantom Empire Otto Preminger was one of Hollywood's first truly independent producer/directors. He sought to address the major social, political, and historical questions of his time in films designed to appeal to a wide public. Blazing a trail in the examination of controversial issues such as drug addiction (The Man with the Golden Arm) and homosexuality (Advise and Consent) and in the frank, sophisticated treatment of adult material (Anatomy of a Murder), Preminger in the process broke the censorship of the Hollywood Production Code and the blacklist. He also made some of Hollywood's most…    
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 3/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Introduction
Breaking the Lightning
It's the Artistic Side That's Questionable
Cues for Passion
Second Apprenticeship
If You Can Find Something Different
The Lubitsch Touch
Obsession
A Bucket of Ashes
The Limbo of Movies
A Search for Lucidity
Hollywood Crossroads
Sick Children
From Self to Self
The Unseeing Witness
Private Arrangements
What the Jury Decides
The Accepted or Common Thing
All Things Are in Process, and Nothing Stays Still
Taboo
A Conservative Liberal
Hooked
Too Much Reason
An Invisible Wall
Plenty of Nothing
Man's Disorganized Soul
Make Them All Brilliant and I Will Direct Unevenly
Gratuitous Acts
A Certain Weakness
Never Give Up
Organized Agitation
How Do You Know I've Never Been Black?
If We Must Be Prisoners
The Love-In
A Very Unpleasant Set
Before the Doors Close on This Whole World
The Human Factor
Afterword
Notes
Films Directed by Otto Preminger
Acknowledgments
Index