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George Cukor

George Dewey Cukor

George Cukor

interviews

by George Dewey Cukor

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson, MS .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cukor, George, -- 1899-1983 -- Interviews,
  • Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Interviews

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Robert Emmet Long.
    GenreInterviews
    SeriesConversations with filmmakers series
    ContributionsLong, Robert Emmet.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.C8 A5 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxli, 191 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23241925M
    ISBN 101578063876, 1578063868
    ISBN 109781578063864, 9781578063871
    LC Control Number2001025843

    Since the key members of the cast and crew who helped make Born Yesterday such a comic triumph are no longer with us, it makes having a commentary track pretty difficult. Peter Bogdanovich really knows his George Cukor movies and always offers insightful DVD audio commentaries; perhaps he can do one for a /5. Mar 04,  · Cukor claimed that his very presence reminded the macho actor of his dubious sexual past. Lambert said that Cukor was pretty honest about his dismissal. Lambert, who wrote a book about the making of GWTW, dismissed the famous story about Gable and Haines. George Cukor. Film Director (7-Jul — Jan) SUBJECT OF BOOKS. James Bernardoni. George Cukor: A Critical Study and Filmography. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. pp. Gary Carey. Cukor & Co.: The Fims of George Cukor and His . Mar 01,  · ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $


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Mar 22,  · George Cukor: A Double Life Paperback – March 22, by Patrick McGilligan (Author)/5(4). He has written the life stories of directors George Cukor and Fritz Lang — both New York Times “Notable Books” — and the Edgar-nominated Alfred Hitchcock: A Life in Darkness and Light.

His books have been translated into ten languages. He lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin/5. George Cukor, Master of Elegance: Hollywood's Legendary Director and His Stars Hardcover – April 1, byCited by: 4.

Katherine Hepburn, Claudette Colbert, Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Anthony Quinn, and Candice Bergen are among the many movie stars, colleagues, and friends who talk about a favorite director in George Cukor, Master of Elegance.4/5.

Cukor directed her in several films, both successful, such as Little Women () and Holiday (), and disastrous, such as Sylvia Scarlett (). Cukor and Hepburn became close friends off the set.

Cukor was hired to direct Gone with the Wind by Selznick ineven before the book was naba-hairstreak.com: George Dewey Cukor, July 7. Jul 09,  · On Cukor by Gavin Lambert - George Cukor is perhaps one of the most celebrated of all Hollywood directors.

From this candid, intelligent series of interviews, illustrated with more than a hundred photographs, emerges his personal biography, a peek into the back scene/5(6).

This biography of Cukor fromthat was reviewed by the New York Times book review that sane year, gives a wonderful glimpse at this talented man. December 15,The New York Times Archives GEORGE CUKOR: A DOUBLE LIFE A Biography of the Gentleman Director. George Cukor was a homosexual gentleman of the old school.

The courtly and prolific film director who died inleaving behind more than 50 movies, among them such quintessential George Cukor book of.

And noted writer and historian David Ehrenstein, who said he had researched director George Cukor's archives for his own book, reported that Bowers was mentioned frequently by Cukor — who. Both of them lived for long periods of time with Hepburn's favorite director and close friend, George Cukor.

It is no secret that Cukor was gay and one of the most famous homosexuals in Hollywood for decades. He was also famous as one of the great entertainers in Los Angeles. Below is a picture of Cukor with Hepburn.

In his book On Cukor, Gavin Lambert, a friend of Vivien’s, interviewed the famed director about his friendships with some of Hollywood’s biggest leading ladies.

Here is what he had to say about his friendship with Vivien. Cukor: First of all, Vivien was a wonderful screen actress. Quite apart from her looks she had somethingContinue reading. Aug 30,  · George Cukor, the director of Holiday, George Cukor book Philadelphia Story, and My Fair Lady, rebuilt the house, not far from the Sunset Strip in Beverly Hills, in The definitive biography of master director George Cukor—a New York George Cukor book Notable Book One of the highest-paid studio contract directors of his time and dubbed the “women’s director”, George Cukor was five times nominated for an Academy Award as Best Director; and he was a homosexual—a rarity among the top echelon.

George Cukor book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. For investing movies with an image of style and glamour George Cukor (1 /5. George Cukor, Master of Elegance: Hollywood's Legendary Director and His Stars.

George Cukor bibliography. Jump to navigation Jump to search. A list of books and essays about George Cukor: Lambert, Gavin; Cukor, George; Trachtenberg, Robert (1 September ).

On Cukor. Rizzoli. Levy, Emanuel (). George Cukor: master of elegance: Hollywood's legendary director and his stars. Morrow. ISBN Danish: Dreyer, von Trier.

George Cukor, Master of Elegance describes in great detail the intriguing interplay between Cukor's life and professional career.

The book places Cukor in the Hollywood studio system and shows the costs and rewards of working in such a structure. Oct 30,  · In Patrick McGilligan's groundbreaking George Cukor: A Double Life (which was originally published in and reprinted in the spring of by 8/ Buy a cheap copy of My Fair Lady book.

Professor Henry Higgins bets he can refine cockney Eliza Doolittle. Oscars for best picture, director George Cukor, actor Harrison. Free shipping over $ George Cukor is the author of What Price Hollywood. ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), On Cukor ( avg rating, 34 ratings, 5 rev /5.

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Authors; Book, Believe, Heart. Gavin Lambert, George Cukor, Robert Trachtenberg (). “On Cukor”, Rizzoli Intl Pubns. For investing movies with an image of style and glamour George Cukor () is considered one of the founding fathers of the Golden Age of Hollywood. The roll call of the great films he made and the stars he directed validates his rank as one of cinema's greatest moviemakers.

Dec 15,  · George Dewey Cukor was born in New York City on July 14,to a Hungarian Jewish immigrant couple, Victor and Helen Cukor, who were living on. Jul 25,  · William Mann, the book’s author, told me his source for this information was a man who says he had sex with Tracy on numerous occasions at the cottage the star leased from George Cukor Author: Wayne Lawson.

Nov 24,  · George Cukor said once that he had always assumed Louisa May Alcott's classic to be "a book that little girls read, like 'Elsie Dinsmore'," and he was pleasantly surprised by how solid and adult its themes are.

He was right -- it's about falling in love with the wrong people, summoning the moral strength to overcome great obstacles, and /10(6K). He alleged, in his book A Cast of Killers, that Vidor had solved the sensational crime but kept his conclusions private to protect individuals still living at the time.

The widely cited newsletter Taylorology later noted over factual errors in Cast of Killers and strongly disputes Kirkpatrick's conclusions, but credits the book with renewing popular interest in the naba-hairstreak.comen: 3.

{Rumor Mill} Clark Gable, George Cukor and Gone with the Wind. Posted by: Categories: Several points regarding Cukor and GWTW: This is recounted in a book called Memo from David O. Selznick, in DOS’s own words that boil down to dissatisfaction with the packing under Cukor’s direction.

The woman’s director label is code language for. MGM was so apprehensive about director George Cukor's decision to remake Gaslight a mere five years after its initial British production that they insisted prints of the original be destroyed.

The studio needn't have worried: with three very talented stars (Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer and Joseph Cotten) at the peak of their popularity, 's Gaslight is another wonderful, must-see addition /5. Dec 01,  · Directed by George Cukor.

With Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White. Snobbish phonetics Professor Henry Higgins agrees to a wager that he can make flower girl Eliza Doolittle presentable in high society/10(K).

May 02,  · “George Cukor was a miracle man, both Constance and Joan agreed,” wrote Brian Kellow in his book about the Bennett sisters. For What Price Hollywood?, Cukor was pretty much the first film director who ever rehearsed with Constance Bennett.

He did the work needed to set aside the brittleness and artificiality that had grown on her like Spanish moss. Dec 13,  · The Celebrity Masks of George Cukor.

December 13, The complete retrospective of George Cukor’s films that opens at Film Society of Lincoln Center today is a lesson in book. The version was the second version to be filmed, following the British film Gaslight, directed by Thorold Dickinson and released in This version was directed by George Cukor and starred Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Joseph Cotten, and year-old Angela Lansbury in an Oscar-nominated screen debut (Supporting Actress).Music by: Bronisław Kaper.

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He is known for his work on My Fair Lady (), The Philadelphia Story () and A Star Is Born (). He died on January 24, Born: Jul 07, David Copperfield was MGM's major Christmas release for its season and also the first of producer David O.

Selznick's major "literary" films for that studio. While a great deal of editing and streamlining was necessary to distill Charles Dickens' massive novel into minutes of /5.

For investing movies with an image of style and glamour George Cukor () is considered one of the founding fathers of the Golden Age of Hollywood. The roll call of the great films he made and the stars he directed validates his rank as one of cinema's greatest moviemakers.

"The only really important thing I have to say about George Cukor," Katharine Hepburn proclaimed, "is that all. Jul 21,  · Audrey Hepburn was not the only artist to be involved in the project when director George Cukor came onboard. Another major contributor was Cecil Beaton, the noted art designer, whose involvement in the film was secured at the onset by William Paley.

George Cukor believed that his life story actually began before he was born—in genes and chromosomes, in the tangled roots of his ancestry, and in the essential traits of his immediate family. “You’d like to think you’re pretty much an original,” the world-famous film director was fond of.

Director Ernst Lubitsch's first talking picture, The Love Parade was a witty souffle about a royal "marriage of state." Jeanette MacDonald, the queen of Sylvania, is required to take a husband. Maurice Chevalier is a highborn Sylvanian diplomat called back to his country due to his amorous 5/5.

May 15,  · Having previously authored a book about gay director and Minnelli contemporary George Cukor, Levy is the first to write a full-length biography of the Author: Harrison Pierce. Jan 17,  · The initial director, George Cukor, was fired over his problems with the screenplay and the constant alterations to it, which he received almost daily from producer David O.

Selznick. When Victor Fleming came on board in Februaryhe also rejected the script and convinced Selznick that it had to be rewritten/10(K).Apr 15,  · On Cukor, by Gavin Lambert, edited by Robert naba-hairstreak.comi, pp., $ One day in the early s, George Cukor, the octogenarian director of such celebrated Hollywood films as Dinner at Eight, Camille, The Philadelphia Story, Adam’s Rib, My Fair Lady, and the Judy Garland version of A Star Is Born, unexpectedly appeared at the American Film Institute headquarters in .THE ARCHIVES OF THE FIGARO – The first speaking adaptation of George Cukor in the cinema of the novel Little Women by Louisa Alcott, is unanimous.

Louisa Alcott’s story about four sisters going through the American Civil War is adapted for the cinema by George Cukor in