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ROBERT WISE ON HIS FILMS

From Editing Room to Director's Chair

by Sergio Leemann

Paperback. 226 pages. Very Good condition.

Robert Wise, winner of multiple Academy Awards and a legion of other honors, is one of America's most celebrated and influential directors. His life in the film industry has spanned six decades and, before embarking on his illustrious directorial career, included editing such notable films as CITIZEN KANE and THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS.

Among the popular classics he has directed -

* CURSE OF THE CAT PEOPLE
* THE BODY SNATCHER
* BLOOD ON THE MOON
* THE SET-UP
* THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL
* EXECUTIVE SUITE
* SOMEBODY UP THERE LIKES ME
* RUN SILENT, RUN DEEP
* I WANT TO LIVE!
* ODDS AGAINST TOMORROW
* WEST SIDE STORY
* TWO FOR THE SEESAW
* THE HAUNTING
* THE SOUND OF MUSIC
* THE SAND PEBBLES
* THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN
* AUDREY ROSE
* STAR TREK - THE MOTION PICTURE

Each of the thirty-nine films that Wise has directed is presented here in photographs, a complete cast and credits listing, a story synopsis, and, most importantly, Robert Wise's own comments.

ROBERT WISE ON HIS FILMS is illustrated with 270 photographs and includes a short biographical portrait of Wise that draws heavily on his own words and Forewords by director Arthur Hiller and screenwriter Nelson Gidding.

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