Skip to main content
Loading
Loading

Results

  • General, The
Sort By:  1-4 of 4 (1 page)
Results per page:
         

Mischief on the Oregon Express

Edward McPherson

Edward McPherson is a writer in New York City., Buster Keaton is his first book. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Buster Keaton : Tempest in a Flat Hat

Faber & Faber, 2011

Book

...Railroads are a great prop. You can do some awful wild things with railroads.Brownlow, p. 491.Brownlow, p. 491.The hot-dog man appeared a week early outside Cottage Grove, Oregon. It was just past the middle of May 1926. He had come over...

The General

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was Catch Us If You Can in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Conclusions

Faber & Faber Ltd, 2020

Book

...Although I had made films in Ireland, I had not ventured to make a film about Ireland until The General.Martin Cahill was a gangster. He was brought up in a sewer estate alongside the neglected, the forgotten, the unwanted...

Typewriter

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was Catch Us If You Can in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Conclusions

Faber & Faber Ltd, 2020

Book

...When I left school at sixteen, my teacher and mentor, Fr John Maguire, encouraged me to believe I could be a writer. He told my mother. Coming from modest beginnings, such overweening ambition did not sit well with my painful shyness...

The General

Peter Krämer

Peter Krämer is Senior Lecturer in the School of Art, Media and American Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK. He is the author and editor of The Silent Cinema Reader (Routledge, 2003), Dr. Strangelove or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (BFI, 2014), and The New Hollywood: From Bonnie and Clyde to Star Wars (Wallflower Press, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

British Film Institute, 2016

Focused Study

Image
...Offering a fresh perspective on The General, arguably one of the most successful American films of the silent era, this insightful text analyses its initial critical reception and the thematic and stylistic characteristics of the film...