On the Waterfront / Edition 1

On the Waterfront / Edition 1

by Joanna Rapf
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521794005

ISBN-13: 9780521794008

Pub. Date: 06/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In order to comprehensively examine one of the most important films of the Hollywood canon, these essays analyze the screenplay, Elia Kazan as director, Budd Schulberg as screenplay writer, Leonard Bernstein's score, and the reception of the film in classrooms. Collectively, they demonstrate how and why this film has been an enduring favorite among cineastes and

Overview

In order to comprehensively examine one of the most important films of the Hollywood canon, these essays analyze the screenplay, Elia Kazan as director, Budd Schulberg as screenplay writer, Leonard Bernstein's score, and the reception of the film in classrooms. Collectively, they demonstrate how and why this film has been an enduring favorite among cineastes and movie buffs alike. A preface by Budd Schulberg, contemporary reviews, and reproductions of stills complete the volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521794008
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge Film Handbooks Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: 'The mysterious way of art': making a difference in On the Waterfront Joanna E. Rapf; 1. The personal and the political: Elia Kazan and On the Waterfront Brian Neve; 2. Schulberg on the waterfront Dan Georgakas; 3. On the Waterfront: script analysis conventional and unconventional Lance Lee; 4. An actor prepares David Thomson; 5. Visual coding and social class in On the Waterfront Jeffrey Chown; 6. Leonard Bernstein and On the Waterfront: tragic nobility, a lyrical song, and music of violence John Burligame.

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