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This was one of the first making of a moive book I had read (Picture by Lillian Ross was the first) and I was pleased to find it again. It's a fun chatty read that tells you all you need to know about GWTW. At times it almost tells you too much, especially if you have not seen the picture because it does contain many spoilers. However, it does have on incredible howler. The book came out in the early seventies and at one point it compares GWTW to a then current movie enjoying incredible critical...more
Lambert was educated at Cheltenham and Oxford, where he became friends with filmmakers Karel Reisz and Lindsay Anderson. At Oxford he also founded, together with Reisz and Anderson, the short-lived but influential journal, Sequence, which he co-edited with Anderson. From 1949 to 1955 he edited the periodical Sight and Sound, with Anderson as a regular contributor. At about the same time Lambert wa...moreMore about Gavin Lambert...