Robert Wise on His Films: From Editing Room to Director's Chair by Sergio LeemannRobert Wise on His Films: From Editing Room to Director's Chair by Sergio Leemann

Robert Wise on His Films: From Editing Room to Director's Chair

bySergio Leemann

Paperback | January 1, 2007

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A biographical portrait of Wise details his rise from studio errand boy during the Depression to Academy Award-winning director of films such as The Day the Earth Stood Still, The Sound of Music, and West Side Story. The bulk of the book presents each of his 39 films in b&w photos, with complete cast and credits, story synopses, and Wise's own comments on the making of each film. Available from Silman-James Press, 1181 Angelo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Title:Robert Wise on His Films: From Editing Room to Director's ChairFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 10.97 × 8.55 × 0.51 inPublished:January 1, 2007Publisher:Silman-James PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:187950524X

ISBN - 13:9781879505247

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Each of the 39 films that Robert Wise has directed is presented here in photographs, a complete cast and credits listing, a story synopsis, and, most importantly, Wise's own comments. Robert Wise on His Films is illustrated with 270 photographs and includes a short biographical portrait of Wise that draws heavily on his own words and Forewords by director Arthur Hiller and screenwriter Nelson Gidding.