Bio-pics: A Life in Pictures

Bio-pics: A Life in Pictures

by Ellen Cheshire

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231172059
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/16/2014
Series: Short Cuts
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 7.87(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ellen Cheshire is an independent scholar. She has written books on the Coen Brothers (as co-author), Ang Lee, Jane Campion and Audrey Hepburn, as well as nmerous articles on subjets as wide-ranging as war movies, James Bond, and Charlie Chaplin.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: A Life in Pictures
1. The Sound of Music: Singers and Musicians Take Centre Stage
2. Hollywoodland: Actors and Directors as Portrayed by Actors and Directors
3. Prick Up Your Ears: Now a Word on Writers
4. Through the Eyes of a Painter: The Art of the On-screen Artist
5. A Winner Never Quits: The Powerful Force of Sporting Biographies
6. Awakenings: Voices from the Ivory Towers of Academia
7. Into the Storm: The Politics of Political Bio-pics
8. A Royal Affair: The Majesty of Royal Representations
Epilogue
Bibliography
Index

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