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The Universal Story By Clive Hirschhorn

The Universal Story
by Clive Hirschhorn

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In the form of a year-by-year presentation of all their feature films, this book looks at how Universal won, lost and regained their position as one of Hollywood's greatest studios.
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The Universal Story: The Complete History of the Studio and All Its Films by Clive Hirschhorn

In the form of a year-by-year presentation of all their feature films, this book looks at how Universal won, lost and regained their position as one of Hollywood's greatest studios. The story spans 87 years, and boasts a cast of thousands and includes all the films released by the studio - including box-office hits such as "Notting Hill", "Jurassic Park", "Schindler's List", "American Graffiti", "Jaws", "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial", and "The Birds." There is also a section recording every Universal movie to have won an Academy Award or nomination, in any category.

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About Clive Hirschhorn


Clive Hirschhorn is the author of 'Gene Kelly, a Biography', 'The Films of James Mason' as well as 'The Warner Bros. Story', 'The Hollywood Musical' and 'The Columbia Story'. He was the film and theatre critic for the Sunday Express.

Table of Contents


The early years; 1913-1926 When silent was golden; 1927-1036 Laemmle's last decade; 1937-1945 The Durbin era; 1946-1959 Changes for the better; 1960-1982 The blockbuster years; 1982-1999 Computer generated heaven. Academy Nominations and Awards.

Additional information

GOR003643259
The Universal Story: The Complete History of the Studio and All Its Films by Clive Hirschhorn
Clive Hirschhorn
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Octopus Publishing Group
2000-11-15
496
0600597369
9780600597360
N/A
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