"Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little."-Edna Ferber In 1955, Edna Ferber is basking in the success of her blockbuster novel, Giant. Director George Stevens and Warner Brothers Studio are in the final days of filming herTexas oil epic, and Edna looks forward to meeting Rock Hudson, Liz Taylor, and especially young James Dean. But there is trouble brewing.
The sexy adventures of two Big City girls are chronicled in this rare series of shorts directed by legendary filmmaker George Stevens. Short features include "The Undie World", "Rough Necking", "The Dancing Millionaire" and "Ocean Swells". Presented in Black and White.
Acclaimed director George Stevens' legendary rendition of the quintessential Western myth earned six Academy Award. Nominations, and made Shane one of the classics of the American cinema. The story brings Alan Ladd, a drifter and retired gunfighter, to the assistance of a homestead family terrorized by a wealthy cattleman and his hired gun (Jack Palance).
Paperback, Gareth Stevens Pub, 2015, ISBN13 9781482419344, ISBN10 1482419343
Cary Grant and Irene Dunne are remarkable as a married couple facing the unexpected tragedy of their adopted child's death in Penny Serenade. The 1941 film was ahead of it's time in the way it weaved elements of romantic comedy with tragedy, and also for director George Stevens' method of moving the story forward by using popular songs of the day. Listen for such numbers as 'You Were Meant For Me', 'Just A Memory', 'My Blue Heaven', and 'These Foolish Things'.
"Thurgood" was filmed in front of a live audience at the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater in Washington, D.C. during Black History Month. The one-man play stars Laurence Fishburne in his Tony(R)-nominated performance as Thurgood Marshall, the remarkable Civil Rights lawyer and Supreme Court Justice. "Thurgood" was written by Academy Award(R) and Emmy(R) Award winner George Stevens, Jr.
Hardcover, Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2012, ISBN13 9781433966552, ISBN10 1433966557
Library Binding, Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2015, ISBN13 9781482419351, ISBN10 1482419351
This text looks at the film "Shane" (1983) directed by George Stevens, then one of Hollywood's most successful film-makers. In the film, Alan Ladd plays the charismatic outsider who defends a community against a predatory gang and, in so doing, transforms
FILM ] BIOGRAPHY At first glance, George Stevens (1904D1975) appears to be the quintessential Hollywood director. A closer look at his achievements shows him to be more than just the creator of some of the smartest melodramas and comedies of the 1930s
In this carefully researched work, Gerald Kahan traces the genesis, development, and production history of a delightful and important eighteenth-century theatre piece, "The Lecture on Heads."The "Lecture" was first presented in London in 1764 and be
"Executive Suite" - Who will emerge as the new president of Tredway Corp. In a world of power-suited Fredric March and William Holden, heiress Stanwyck may have the most clout. Robert Wise directs. "Annie Oakley" - Yeee-haw! Stanwyck plays the famed sharpshooter, and Preston Foster is the man in her sights in director George Stevens' dust-and-thunder tale of traveling Old West pageants.
Blonde, vivacious Jean Arthur is best remembered today for her unizue, childlike voice and for the handful of classic Thirties and Forties movies she made for directors Frank Capra and George Stevens, such as You Can't Take It With You, Mr. Smith Goes to
Giant: George Stevens, A Life On Film
"Backwards offers a very helpful perspective on the writing and research process. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates, two-year technical program students, and general readers." - J. Stevens, George Mason University, CHOICE Nautilus Award 2012 Silver Winner - Creative Process The Backwards Research Guide for Writers: Using Your Life for Reflection, Connection and Inspiration demystifies the writing process by inviting writers of all levels to focus on their passions, questions, and obsessions as the key to generating seeds for further exploration of the world around them.