Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)
Published: July 23, 2010
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0810876752
ISBN - 13: 9780810876750
From the Publisher
in 1976, American Classic
Screen was the publishing arm of The National Film
Society. Intended for scholars and general readers interested in
films from the golden age of cinema and beyond, the magazine ran
for a decade and included original interviews, profiles, and
articles that delved deep into the rich history of Hollywood.
Contributors to the magazine included noted academics in the area
of film studies, as well as independent scholars and authors eager
to expand the world of cinema. Since the periodical's demise,
however, many of the essays and articles have been difficult to
find-at best-and in some cases, entirely
In American Classic Screen
Interviews, editors John C. Tibbetts and James M.
Welsh have assembled some of the most significant and memorable
interviews conducted for the magazine over its ten-year history.
This collection contains rare conversations with some of the
brightest stars of yesteryear, as well as gifted filmmakers,
celebrated animators, and highly revered historians, including Fred
Astaire, Kevin Brownlow, Frank Capra, Stanley Donen, Olivia
DeHavilland, Irene Dunne, Joan Fontaine, Friz Freleng, Margaret
Hamilton, Winton C. Hoch, Henry King, Mervyn Le Roy, Fred
MacMurray, Glen MacWilliams, Rouben Mamoulian, Clarence "Ducky"
Nash, Paul Newman, Hermes Pan, Robert Preston, and Jane Withers.
This compendium of interviews recaptures the spirit and scholarship
of that time and will appeal to both scholars and fans who have an
abiding interest in the American motion picture