Frank Lloyd

Frank Lloyd

by Anthony Slide


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Frank Lloyd: Master of Screen Melodrama is the first book-length study of one of the most prominent of studio directors from Hollywood's "golden age," whose career spanned the years from 1913 through 1955. Among the director's greatest works are Oliver Twist with Jackie Coogan, The Sea Hawk with Milton Sills, The Divine Lady with Corinne Grifffith, and two Academy Award winners for Best Picture, Cavalcade and Mutiny on the Bounty. They are all discussed in detail here, along with other prominent Frank Lloyd productions, including East Lynne, Berkeley Square, Wells Fargo, and The Howards of Virginia. Frank Lloyd himself won two Academy Awards, and yet he has failed up to now to receive the attention he deserves together with recognition of his masterly creation of screen melodrama. With his latest book, which includes a complete filmography and a sampling of writings by Frank Lloyd, award-winning historian Anthony Slide sets the record straight and honors one of Hollywood's best.

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ISBN-13: 9781593934729
Publisher: BearManor Media
Publication date: 10/12/2009
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

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Frank Lloyd 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Ireadem More than 1 year ago
This well-documented book about an overlooked director (Frank Lloyd) during Hollywood's "Golden Years" will set the record straight, once and for all. For those who appreciate movie history and trivia, this insightful look will not disappoint. Frank Lloyd will be overlooked no more!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago