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Sidney Lumet

film and literary vision
  • 274 Pages
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University Press of Kentucky , Lexington, Ky
Lumet, Sidney, 1924- -- Criticism and interpreta
StatementFrank R. Cunningham.
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LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.L86 C8 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 274 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1532581M
ISBN 100813117453
LC Control Number91010230

From the first rehearsal to the final screening, Making Movies is a master’s take, delivered with clarity, candor, and a wealth of anecdote. For in this book, Sidney Lumet, one of our most consistently acclaimed directors, gives us both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of Sidney Lumet book motion picture/5().

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The book touches on virtually all of Lumet’s movies, including his greatest successes from the s (12 Angry Men), the ‘60s (Long Day’s Journey Into Night, The Hill), Lumet’s peak years in the ‘70s (Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, Network), and the ‘80s (Prince of the City, The Verdict), as well as covering lesser known movies that /5(8).

The book is a brilliant interpretation of Sidney Lumet's personal experience filming. He touches on every aspect of creating a film from the actors input to working with lighting, camera positions and writers/5(27). Sidney Lumet: His Life and Films is the first-ever Sidney Lumet book of this seminal American director whose remarkable life traces a line through American entertainment history.

His biography takes us from the world of Yiddish theater to Broadway spectacles, then inside the Federal Theater, the Group Theatre, the Actors Studio, and the early golden age of television all of which/5.

The book’s greatest strength is its first half, thanks no doubt to Spiegel’s access to Lumet’s unfinished memoir. The director abandoned his autobiography as the story line reached his 20s. Sidney Lumet is one of the most prolific film maker of our time and in this book he takes us through a tour of what its like to make a movie.

I found some good tips (mostly based on common sense) although the book is a little dated/5. Sidney Lumet is a tremendous director who has worked with some of Hollywood's finest.

In this book, Making Movies, Mr. Lumet allows the reader into his mind and method answering any question one might ever think to ask.5/5(5). From the first rehearsal to the final screening, Making Movies is a master’s take, delivered with clarity, candor, and a wealth of anecdote.

For in this book, Sidney Lumet, one of our most consistently acclaimed directors, gives us both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of the motion picture/5(13). A well-grounded biography of the American director’s expansive career.

Throughout Sidney Lumet book prolific career, Sidney Lumet () emerged as one of the most acclaimed directors of his time, recognized for his accomplishments in theater, TV, and, especially, film (Twelve Angry Men, Dog Day Afternoon, Network, etc.).In this first significant biography of Lumet, Spiegel (Literature and Film Author: Maura Spiegel.

It is a gift to us all that it is Sidney Lumet, one of American’s greatest filmmakers, who is sharing his point-of-view.” —Stephen Spielberg “Invaluable I am sometimes asked if there is one book a filmgoer could read to learn more about how movies are made and what to look for while watching them.

Sidney Lumet (–) directed some of the most iconic films of the s including Dog Day Afternoon, Serpico, and Network. Known as an "actor's director" who loved to collaborate with his cast and crew, he taught courses on filmmaking and wrote Making Movies, which detailed the technical aspects of : St.

Martin''s Publishing Group. The first-ever biography of the seminal American director whose remarkable life traces a line through American entertainment history. Acclaimed as the ultimate New York movie director, Sidney Lumet began his astonishing five-decades-long directing career with the now classic 12 Angry Men, followed by such landmark films as Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, and Network.

** FILE ** This Tuesday Jan. 31,picture shows director Sidney Lumet during an interview in his New York office where he discussed the current state.

The book’s greatest strength is its first half, thanks no doubt to Spiegel’s access to Lumet’s unfinished memoir.

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The director abandoned his autobiography as the story line reached his 20s. As a result, in Spiegel’s book, Lumet’s early years, before his movie career kicks off, are chronicled with a gripping degree of detail 3/4(8). Sidney Lumet was a master of cinema, best known for his technical knowledge and his skill at getting first-rate performances from his actors -- and for shooting most of his films in his beloved New York.

He made over 40 movies, often complex and emotional, but seldom overly sentimental. Although his politics were somewhat left-leaning and he.

Sidney Lumet: A Life is the first-ever biography of this seminal American director whose remarkable life traces a line through American entertainment history.

His biography takes us from the world of Yiddish theater to Broadway spectacles, then inside the Federal Theatre, the Group Theatre, the Actors Studio, and the early "golden age" of. Columbia University professor Spiegel traces the storied career of director Sidney Lumet (–) in this insightful debut.

Relying on Lumet’s unfinished memoirs and interviews with family. From his surprising personal life, with four marriages to remarkable women—all of whom opened their living rooms to Lumet’s world of artists and performers like Marilyn Monroe and Michael Jackson—to the world of Yiddish theater and Broadway spectacles, Sidney Lumet: A Life is a book that anyone interested in American film of the twentieth 4/5(2).

The director Sidney Lumet, who died last week at cared passionately about his life’s work of making movies, and about the people he made them : Dana Stevens. From the first rehearsal to the final screening, Making Movies is a master's take, delivered with clarity, candor, and a wealth of anecdote.

For in this book, Sidney Lumet, one of our most consistently acclaimed directors, gives us both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of the motion picture/5(K).

Sidney Lumet made films that captured the city’s people. The oddball outcasts of “Dog Day Afternoon,” the working-man jurors of “12 Angry Men,” the journalist elites of “Network.”.

About the Book. Punctilious to a fault, Sidney Lumet favored intense rehearsal, which enabled him to bring in most of his films under budget and under schedule.

An energized director who captured the heart of New York like no other, he created a vast canon of work that stands as a testament to his passionate concern for justice and his great.

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) is considered one of the most gifted and socially conscious American filmmakers of his generation. His best-known movies--including Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, The Verdict, 12 Angry Men, and Network--have garnered him an Honorary Academy Award inmultiple Oscar nominations for Best Director, the D.

Griffith Award for Lifetime Achievement, and numerous other. Check out this great listen on One of the greatest directors of all time, Sidney Lumet has made movies that have been nominated for more than 50 Academy Awards.

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From the first rehearsal to the final screening, Making Movies is a master's take, delivered with clarity, candor, and a wealth of anecdote.

For in this book, Sidney Lumet, one of our most consistently acclaimed directors, gives us both a professional memoir and a definitive guide to the art, craft, and business of the motion picture/5(4).

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As a result, in Spiegel’s book, Lumet’s early years, before his movie career kicks off, are chronicled with a gripping degree of detail. The first-ever biography of the seminal American director whose remarkable life traces a line through American entertainment history Acclaimed as the ultimate New York movie director, Sidney Lumet began his astonishing five-decades-long directing career with the now classic 12 Angry Men, followed by such landmark films as Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, and : Blackstone Publishing.

Sidney Lumet, who died in at the age of 86, was a remarkably prolific artist: In a year directing career he made a total of 43 movies and some 75 television plays, movies and episodes.Sidney Lumet (b. ) is considered one of the most gifted and socially conscious American filmmakers of his generation.

His best-known movies-including Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, The Verdict, 12 Angry Men, and Network-have garnered him an Honorary Academy Award inmultiple Oscar nominations for Best Director, the D.W. Griffith Award for Lifetime Achievement, and numerous other tributes.Sidney Lumet, Director: 12 Angry Men.

Sidney Lumet was a master of cinema, best known for his technical knowledge and his skill at getting first-rate performances from his actors -- and for shooting most of his films in his beloved New York. He made over 40 movies, often complex and emotional, but seldom overly sentimental.

Although his politics were somewhat left-leaning and he often.