Horizons West: The Western From John Ford To Clint Eastwood: The Western From John Ford To Clint Eastwood by Jim KitsesHorizons West: The Western From John Ford To Clint Eastwood: The Western From John Ford To Clint Eastwood by Jim Kitses

Horizons West: The Western From John Ford To Clint Eastwood: The Western From John Ford To Clint…

byJim Kitses

Paperback | July 7, 2007

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When first published in 1969, Horizons West was immediately recognised as the definitive critical account of the Western film and some of its key directors. This greatly expanded new edition is, like the original, written in a graceful, penetrating and absorbingly readable style.

About The Author

Jim Kitses is Professor of Cinema, San Francisco State University. He is author of Gun Crazy (BFI, 1994) and coeditor of The Western Reader (1998).

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Title:Horizons West: The Western From John Ford To Clint Eastwood: The Western From John Ford To Clint…Format:PaperbackDimensions:342 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.04 inPublished:July 7, 2007Publisher:British Film InstituteLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1844570509

ISBN - 13:9781844570508

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

1. Authorship and Genre:Practice and Theory.

2. John Ford: Founding Father.

3. Anthony Mann: The Overreacher.

4. Budd Boetticher: Rules of the Game.

5. Sam Peckinpah:The Savage Eye.

6. Sergio Leone: A Fistful of Westerns.

7. Clint Eastwood:Tightrope Walker.

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"Indispensable guide to the Western."--Douglas Pye