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Cinema Southwest: An illustrated Guide to the Movies and their Locations
     

Cinema Southwest: An illustrated Guide to the Movies and their Locations

by John A Murray
 

 This revised and updated edition provides film buffs and casual movie goers alike with the first comprehensive guide to filmmaking in the American Southwest. Cinema Southwest, an invaluable reference book and trip planner, is packed with interesting facts and gives directions to the film sites. For those armchair adventurers who can’t get to the

Overview

 This revised and updated edition provides film buffs and casual movie goers alike with the first comprehensive guide to filmmaking in the American Southwest. Cinema Southwest, an invaluable reference book and trip planner, is packed with interesting facts and gives directions to the film sites. For those armchair adventurers who can’t get to the locations themselves, the book is illustrated with movie stills and stunning photographs that capture the region’s dramatic beauty—the inspiration for so many classic films. John Murray has compiled an extensive list of box office hits that were filmed throughout the Southwest. From Stagecoach to The Aviator to Iron Man the author discusses the significance of the landscapes, the literature related to the films, and the behind-the-scenes personalities that were so influential in Western filmmaking.

This expanded edition features 15 new films and locations as well as biographies of five icons on the movie industry, including Steven Spielberg, Jack Nicholson, and Julia Roberts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780937407189
Publisher:
University of Utah Press
Publication date:
07/05/2011
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

John A. Murray, one of America’s best-loved nature writers, combines his passion for the southwestern landscape with his knowledge of film in Cinema Southwest. His three dozen nonfiction books include such popular works as Cactus Country, Desert Awakenings, and The Colorado Plateau.

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