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Author LinkEisenschitz, Bernard.
Uniform Title LinkRoman américain. English
Title LinkNicholas Ray : an American journey / Bernard Eisenschitz ; translated by Tom Milne.
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2011.
Description xx, 599 p. :  ill. ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Monograph GV
Language eng fre
Language Note Translated from the French.
Gen. Note Originally published: London : Faber and Faber Limited, 1993.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.
Summary Nicholas Ray was one of American’s most distinctive film directors. Works like They Live by Night, In a Lonely Place, Johnny Guitar and Bigger Than Life reveal the physic ills of the 1950s more than any other films of that period. Ray’s brooding pessimism and rebellious individualism reached their peak in most famous film, Rebel without a Cause. Originally published in France, this award-winning biography definitively captures one of cinema’s greatest talents, and tells the story in such a way that Ray’s life parallels the crises, upheavals and triumphs in American society in the twentieth century.
Per.Sub. LinkRay, Nicholas, 1911-1979 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Subject Linkpmc

System Number 000677191
ISBN Link9780816676217 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link0816676216 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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