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David Lean and His Films

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A film-by-film accounting of the work of the Academy Award-winning director of such classics as Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, A Passage to India, and Bridge on the River Kwai.
Paperback, 294 pages
Published December 31st 1992 by Silman-James Press (first published January 1st 1992)
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I had to read a lot of books about David Lean for a class I'm taking on his work. This one was the most concise and helpful by far.
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So many wonderful films are thanks to David Lean. :D Loved reading this almost as much as I enjoyed seeing them!
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Alain Silver has co-written and co-edited a score of books including The Samurai Film, The Noir Style, The Vampire Film, Raymond Chandlers Los Angeles, director studies of David Lean and Robert Aldrich, and four Film Noir Readers. His articles have appeared in numerous film journals, newspapers, and online magazines. He holds a Ph.D. from UCLA and is a member of the Writers Guild of America west ...more
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