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Arthur Penn [electronic resource] : American director /

Nat Segaloff ; foreword by Jonathan Demme.

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Main Author: Segaloff, Nat.
Published: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2011.
Series: Screen classics (Lexington, Ky.)
Topics: Motion picture producers and directors - United States - Biography. | Penn, Arthur, 1922-2010. | Penn, Arthur. | Fine Arts. | PERFORMING ARTS - Film & Video - Direction & Production. | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - Entertainment & Performing Arts. | Penn, Arthur, 1922-2010.
Regions: United States.
Genres: Electronic books. | Biography
Online Access: JSTOR Books Click here for E-Book. Restricted to IWU Community.
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 307 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes filmography and television credits for directing.
ISBN: 9780813129815 (electronic bk.)
0813129818 (electronic bk.)
9780813139739 (electronic bk.)
0813139732 (electronic bk.)
9780813135502 (ebook)
0813135508 (ebook)


Summary: Arthur Penn: American Director is the comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth century's most influential filmmakers. Thematic chapters lucidly convey the story of Penn's life and career, as well as pertinent events in the history of American film, theater, and television. In the process of tracing the full spectrum of his career, Arthur Penn reveals the enormous scope of Penn's talent and his profound impact on the entertainment industry in an accessible, engaging account of the well-known director's life. Born in 1922 to a family of Philadelphia immigrants, the young Penn was bright bu.

More Details for: Arthur Penn : American director