Horizons West: The Western from John Ford to Clint Eastwood / Edition 2

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Overview

When first published in 1969, Horizons West was immediately recognised as the definitive critical account of the Western film and some of its key directors. This greatly expanded new edition is, like the original, written in a graceful, penetrating and absorbingly readable style.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781844570508
  • Publisher: BFI Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/28/2004
  • Edition description: New Editions
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 342
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.66 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Meet the Author

Jim Kitses is Professor of Cinema, San Francisco State University. He is author of Gun Crazy (BFI, 1994) and coeditor of The Western Reader (1998).

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

1. Authorship and Genre:Practice and Theory.

2. John Ford: Founding Father.

3. Anthony Mann: The Overreacher.

4. Budd Boetticher: Rules of the Game.

5. Sam Peckinpah:The Savage Eye.

6. Sergio Leone: A Fistful of Westerns.

7. Clint Eastwood:Tightrope Walker.

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