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BOOK
Title Roger Ebert's book of film / edited by Roger Ebert.
Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, [1997]
©1997
Edition First edition.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PN1994 .R5625 1997    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PN1994 .R5625 1997    AVAILABLE  
Subject Motion pictures.
Description 793 pages ; 24 cm
Edition First edition.
ISBN 0393040003
OCLC # 34515760
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Roger Ebert 
 From A Death in the Family / James Agee17
 "In Dreams Begin Responsibilities" / Delmore Schwartz20
 From The Bachelor of Arts / R. K. Narayan27
 "The Wizard of Oz" / Terry McMillan30
 From Another Day of Life / Ryszard Kapuscinski38
 From The Moviegoer / Walker Percy40
 From Moving Places / Jonathan Rosenbaum43
 From The Last Picture Show / Larry McMurtry50
 From The Phantom Empire / Geoffrey O'Brien60
 Rudolph Valentino / H. L. Mencken71
 Greta Garbo / Stark Young74
 "They Can't Take That Away from Me" / Marcelle Clements78
 From W. C. Fields: His Follies and Fortunes / Robert Lewis Taylor82
 From The Road to Hollywood / Bob Hope, Bob Thomas86
 From By Myself / Lauren Bacall88
 "Bogie in Excelsis" / Peter Bogdanovich92
 From Suspects / David Thomson104
 James Dean / Nicholas Ray110
 From The Films of My Life / Francois Truffaut116
 "Ava: Life in the Afternoon" / Rex Reed126
 From Selected Letters / John O'Hara133
 "John Wayne: A Love Song" / Joan Didion137
 "Loverboy of the Bourgeoisie" / Tom Wolfe144
 "Setsuko Hara" / Donald Ritchie149
 "Suzie Creamcheese Speaks" / John Updike152
 "A Beautiful Child" / Truman Capote161
 From Notes / Eleanor Coppola173
 "Lee Marvin" / Roger Ebert179
 From Kinski Uncut / Klaus Kinski187
 John Belushi / Mike Royko195
 "The Wahoo Boy" / Alva Johnston203
 "The Island of Hollywood" / Carey McWilliams216
 From Flying through Hollywood by the Seat of My Pants / Sam Arkoff232
 From Step Right Up / William Castle237
 From Picture / Lillian Ross242
 From Get Shorty / Elmore Leonard249
 From The Player / Michael Tolkin257
 From Wannabe / Everett Weinberger260
 "Mae West" / John Kobal271
 From Hollywood Babylon / Kenneth Anger286
 "The Awful Fate of the Sex Goddess" / Parker Tyler291
 "Blue Notes" / Brendan Gill297
 "Last Tango in Paris" / Pauline Kael307
 "Tango, Last Tango" / Norman Mailer314
 From The Godfather / Mario Puzo323
 "Edison's Vitascope Cheered" New York Times339
 "The Great Train Robbery" Philadelphia Inquirer339
 Lumiere / Maxim Gorky342
 A Conversation on Film with Leo Tolstoy / Leo Tolstoy345
 "The Nickelodeons" / Joseph Medill Patterson347
 "The Photoplay of Action" / Vachel Lindsay355
 From My Autobiography / Charlie Chaplin359
 John Bunny / Djuna Barnes362
 "Pabst and Lulu" / Louise Brooks366
 Mary Pickford / Kevin Brownlow373
 Gloria Swanson / Kevin Brownlow377
 "Keaton at Venice" / John Gillett, James Blue379
 "I'm Sorry I Made Me Cry" / S. J. Perelman388
 "Minnie and Mickey" / E. M. Forster397
 "The Western: or the American Film par Excellence" / Andre Bazin400
 "The Gangster as Tragic Hero" / Robert Warshow407
 "Underground Films" / Manny Farber412
 "The Imagination of Disaster" / Susan Sontag423
 "Libby 'Noir'" / Libby Gelman-Waxner436
 From My Last Sigh / Luis Bunuel441
 From The Magic Lantern / Ingmar Bergman444
 "My Own Methods" / Alfred Hitchcock447
 From A Life in Movies / Michael Powell453
 From Run-through / John Houseman457
 From Preston Sturges on Preston Sturges / Preston Sturges463
 "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" / Woody Allen470
 From An Open Book / John Huston473
 From My Life and My Films / Jean Renoir479
 From Something Like an Autobiography / Akira Kurosawa482
 Stanley Kubrick / Jeremy Bernstein489
 "A Long Time on the Little Road" / Satyajit Ray493
 From Fellini on Fellini / Federico Fellini498
 From One Man Tango / Anthony Quinn502
 Mel Brooks / Kenneth Tynan511
 From POPism / Andy Warhol, Pat Hackett518
 From Sculpting in Time / Andrei Tarkovsky527
 From Scorsese on Scorsese / Martin Scorsese531
 From Do the Right Thing / Spike Lee536
 "Frequently Asked Questions about Quentin Tarantino" / Simon Gleave, Jason Forest548
 From A Child of the Century / Ben Hecht555
 "Who Makes the Movies?" / Gore Vidal569
 From Prater Violet / Christopher Isherwood581
 From Selected Letters / Raymond Chandler594
 From Hollywood / Charles Bukowski597
 "Memories of a Film Critic" / Graham Greene611
 From On Movies / Dwight Macdonald619
 From Confessions of a Cultist / Andrew Sarris623
 "Why I'm Not Bored" / Stanley Kauffmann628
 From How to Go to the Movies / Quentin Crisp632
 "Matters of Photogenics" / Nestor Almendros641
 "Movie Boners" / Robert Benchley649
 From The Strongman / Joe Bonomo651
 From Behind the Scenes of "Psycho" / Janet Leigh654
 "The Laws of Cartoon Motion" / Mark O'Donnell660
 From Something Like an Autobiography / Akira Kurosawa662
 From On Directing Film / David Mamet668
 "Crazy Sunday" / F. Scott Fitzgerald677
 "The Movie People" / Robert Bloch692
 "If You Want to Make Movies ..." / Blaise Cendrars702
 From Hollywood / Gore Vidal711
 From What Makes Sammy Run? / Budd Schulberg722
 From As Time Goes By / Howard Koch728
 From The Day of the Locust / Nathanael West732
 From The Memoirs of an Amnesiac / Oscar Levant737
 From The Groucho Letters / Groucho Marx750
 From You'll Never Eat Lunch in This Town Again / Julia Phillips754
 From Children of Light / Robert Stone768
 "Tour of L.A." / John Waters770
Appendix"The Greatest Films of All Time" (Sight and Sound)779
 Acknowledgments783


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