Agee on Film: Criticism and Comment in the Age of Movies (Paperback)

Agee on Film: Criticism and Comment in the Age of Movies (Paperback)

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 [Agee's] column is the most remarkable regular event in American journalism today."--W. H. Auden

James Agee was passionately involved with the movies throughout his life. A master of both fiction and nonfiction, he won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel A Death in the Family, contributed the original screenplay to Charles Laughton's Night of the Hunter, and wrote about film in clean, smart prose as the reviewer for Time magazine and as a columnist for The Nation. Agee was particularly perceptive about the work of his friend John Huston and recognized the artistic merit of certain B films such as The Curse of the Cat People and other movies produced by Val Lewton.

Introduction by Martin Scorsese.

  • Publisher : Modern Library; Modern Library pbk. ed edition (March 7, 2000)
  • Language: : English
  • Paperback : 496 pages
  • Item Weight : 13.9 ounces
  • Dimensions : 5.5 x 1.25 x 8.5 inches

NOTE: This is a paperback New Modern Library edition from 2000. Quality is guaranteed acceptable to good but will not be pristine.