By Vincent LoBrutto
Interviews with 21 admired function movie editors spotlight this long-overdue examine the function of movie editors, the significance in their paintings, and the character in their craft. geared up to supply historic continuity and to track expert collaborations one of the matters, chosen Takes good points editors whose credit contain such varied motion pictures as Ben Hur, The French Connection, The Godfather, and E.T.
Each bankruptcy encompasses a short creation to the artist, historical past info, a filmography of feature-length works, and private reminiscences of particular motion pictures, manufacturers, and administrators, in addition to necessary reviews on enhancing ideas. A thesaurus of phrases prevalent in movie modifying and pertinent references present in the interviews supplement the paintings. movie scholars, students, and educators, in addition to movie execs and moviegoers, will locate chosen Takes either pleasing and instructive.
"A wealthy shop of knowledge concerning the mysterious artistic strategy of enhancing motion pictures. an extraordinary probability for the start filmmaker or the veteran to match the equipment of major movie editors and the administrators with whom they collaborate. A important addition to the starting to be library of books on cinema."- George Stevens, Jr. Filmmaker and founding father of the yankee movie Institute
Vincent LoBrutto is an teacher of movie modifying and picture reports for the varsity of visible Arts division of movie, Video, and Animation. He has labored as a movie editor for Fox and HBO and as a postproduction coordinator for the ABC tv community. he's editor of and a contributing author to CinemaEditor journal. a unique member of the yankee Cinema Editors (ACE), he additionally contributes to Cineaste and movie Quarterly. LoBrutto is the writer of a number of books on ﬁlmmakers and ﬁlmmaking, together with The Filmmaker’s consultant to creation layout and The paintings of movie modifying (Allworth Press). He lives in Mount Vernon, big apple.
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Com/hearts-in-mouths/ Trout, Steven R. ” In The Barbaric Triumph, edited by Don Herron. Rockville, MD: Wildside Press, 2004. Wanchoo, Mihir. ” Fantasy Book Critic, blog, March 29, 2010. indb 25 9/19/13 11:08 AM CHAPTER TWO Weird Western Comic Books of the 1950s Paul Green By the late 1940s, superheroes were showing signs of fatigue. 1 Horror comic books fed on the fear of the deadly menace lurking in the shadows. In January 1947, Avon Comics published Eerie Comics, and even though it was a one-shot title, more horror comic books followed, until the weird could be seen everywhere in comic book land.
Howard (New York: Del Rey, 2008), xxii. ” See Green, Encyclopedia of Weird Westerns (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009), 10. 2. Howard wrote of his family’s cook and laundress, both formerly enslaved African American women, who told him stories of their youth, their time in slavery, and the ghost stories of the region. ” Mark Finn, “Texas as Character in Robert E. Howard’s Fiction,” The Dark Man 8 (Winter 2004): 4 3. In the letter where Howard discusses this submission, he clearly did not think that it was likely to be accepted by Argosy, but he sent it on a whim anyway.
Gunslinger mold. 37 With these tales, as with “Old Garfield’s Heart,” Howard notably moves away from a European source for the supernatural element—in these instances, to an African or African American source. 38 In addition to writing straight Westerns, he had considerable success creating a series of humorous Westerns for Action Stories, featuring the bumbling mountain man Breckinridge Elkins. When Jack Byrne, the editor of Action Stories, left to take a position at Argosy in early 1936, he asked Howard to create a new Breckinridge Elkins–like character for him.