Andrew Sarris, one of the most influential of the younger critics at the time this book was written, gathered interviews with 40 of the central figures of modern film-making, discussing their own work and the film as an art form. The directors: Michelangelo Antonioni, Ingmar Bergman, Robert Bresson, Peter Brook, Luis Bunuel, Claude Chabrol, George Cukor, Clive Donner, Carl Dreyer, Sergei Eisenstein, Federico Fellini, John Ford, Jean-Luc Godard, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, John Huston, Buster Keaton, Akira Kurosawa, Fritz Lang, David Lean, Joseph Losey, Ernst Lubitsch, Rouben Mamoulian, Max Ophuls, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Sam Peckinpah, Abraham Polonsky, Otto Preminger, Nicholas Ray, Satyajit Ray, Leni Riefenstahl, Jean Renoir, Alain Resnais, Roberto Rossellini, Josef von Sternberg, Erich von Stroheim, Preston Sturges, Francois Truffaut, and Orson Welles.
“More inside information on film directing than has ever been previously assembled in a single volume. The interviewers’ exceptional familiarity with the medium visibly stimulates the director to greater articulateness about his craft.”—Film News
- Publisher : Avon Books; 1st Printing (Discus Ed), July 1969 edition (January 1, 1969)
- Language: : English
- Mass Market Paperback : 557 pages
- Item Weight : 10.4 ounces
NOTE: This title has been out of print for decades, all copies are used, quality is guaranteed acceptable but far from mint, and some wear-and-tear is inevitable.